Problem 966

Convert to years, expressed in decimal from to the nearest hundredth.

5 months




To convert to years, expressed in decimal form, divide the number of months by the number if months in a year.

First, write the fraction to convert to years. The numerator is 5.

The denominator is 12.

So , convert to years.

5 months = \frac{5}{12} year

To write the fraction in decimal from, divide the numerator by the denominator obtained above.

\frac{5}{12} = 0.42

Thus, 5 months is 0.42 year


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