One method to convert 148/29 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 148 by the denominator 29:
148 (numerator) ÷ 29 (denominator) = 5.1
And there you go! We got 5.1 as the answer when you convert 3 61/29 (or 148/29) to a decimal.