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What is 2 51/47 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 51/47 as a decimal is 3.09MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 51/47 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 47 and add its product to 51 in the numerator to get: 145/47. Now we will attempt to convert 145/47 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 145 by the denominator 47:145 (numerator) ÷ 47 (denominator) = 3.09As a result, you get 3.09 as your answer when you convert 2 51/47 (or 145/47) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 12/31 as a decimal?What is 3 6/48 as a decimal?What is 3 43/24 as a decimal?What is 4 52/12 as a decimal?