# Converting Mixed Number 78 5/8 to Decimal

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## Detailed Solution to Convert Mixed Number 78 5/8 to Decimal

Solution by Separating the Parts

785/8 = 78 + 5/8

We know that

5/8

is the same as

5 ÷ 8

Therefore:

785/8 = 78 + (5 ÷ 8)

Divide the numerator 5 by the denominator 8

The given Divisor = 8 and Dividend = 5

 0. 6 2 5 0 8 5. 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 8 2 0 1 6 4 0 4 0 0 0 0

Quotient = 0.6250

= 78 + 0.625 = 78.625

Solution by Converting to Improper Fraction

Given Mixed Number is 78 5/8

A Mixed Number is an addition of it's whole number and fractional parts.

The Whole Number is 78 and the fractional part is 5/8.

On adding them, they can be written as:

78/1 + 5/8

The L.C.M of the denominators 1 and 8 is 8.

The numerator of the first fraction 78 is multiplied with the denominator of the second fraction 8.

78 x 8 + 5/8

624 + 5/8

After multiplying, the numerators 624 and 5 should be added.

629/8

The fraction value we get is 629/8.

After converting the Mixed Number 78 5/8 to the Improper Fraction,the result is 629/8.

= 629/8

We know that

629/8

is the same as

629 ÷ 8

Divide the numerator 629 by the denominator 8

The given Divisor = 8 and Dividend = 5

 0. 6 2 5 0 8 5. 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 8 2 0 1 6 4 0 4 0 0 0 0

Quotient = 0.6250

and rounding to a Max of 3 Decimal Places gives us

= 78.625