What is 3½ as a decimal?
Fractions and decimals are two ways to represent the same numbers. A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and fractional part is separated by a decimal point. A fraction is represented as a numerical value that is defined as a part of a whole.
Answer: 3½ as a decimal is written as 3.5
Let's convert the given mixed fraction to a decimal number.
3½ can be expressed as 3 + 1/2 = 7/2
To convert any fraction to decimal form, we just need to divide its numerator by the denominator. In this case, we need to divide 7 by 2.
Thus, 3½ as a decimal is written as 3.5