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What is 2 38/41 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 38/41 as a decimal is 2.93MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 38/41 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 41 and add its product to 38 in the numerator to get: 120/41. Now we will attempt to convert 120/41 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 120 by the denominator 41:120 (numerator) Γ· 41 (denominator) = 2.93As a result, you get 2.93 as your answer when you convert 2 38/41 (or 120/41) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 9 26/11 as a decimal?What is 29 63/3 as a decimal?What is 2 38/50 as a decimal?What is 4 3/25 as a decimal?