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What is 2 18/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 18/38 as a decimal is 2.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 18/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 38 and add its product to 18 in the numerator to get: 94/38. Now we will attempt to convert 94/38 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 94 by the denominator 38:94 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 2.47As a result, you get 2.47 as your answer when you convert 2 18/38 (or 94/38) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 61/36 as a decimal?What is 5 1/29 as a decimal?What is 7 3/20 as a decimal?What is 1 75/32 as a decimal?