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What is 2 97/26 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 97/26 as a decimal is 5.73MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 97/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 26 and add its product to 97 in the numerator to get: 149/26. Now we will attempt to convert 149/26 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 149 by the denominator 26:149 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 5.73As a result, you get 5.73 as your answer when you convert 2 97/26 (or 149/26) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 47/16 as a decimal?What is 3 51/6 as a decimal?What is 2 25/49 as a decimal?What is 1 80/48 as a decimal?