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What is 2 45/51 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 45/51 as a decimal is 2.88MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 45/51 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 51 and add its product to 45 in the numerator to get: 147/51. Now we will attempt to convert 147/51 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 147 by the denominator 51:147 (numerator) Γ· 51 (denominator) = 2.88As a result, you get 2.88 as your answer when you convert 2 45/51 (or 147/51) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 48/13 as a decimal?What is 6 5/21 as a decimal?What is 7 2/15 as a decimal?What is 4 19/29 as a decimal?