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What is 2 6/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 6/21 as a decimal is 2.29MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 6/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 21 and add its product to 6 in the numerator to get: 48/21. Now we will attempt to convert 48/21 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 48 by the denominator 21:48 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 2.29As a result, you get 2.29 as your answer when you convert 2 6/21 (or 48/21) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 122/8 as a decimal?What is 1 78/43 as a decimal?What is 2 33/34 as a decimal?What is 4 2/22 as a decimal?