What is 2 8/34 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 2 8/34 as a decimal is 2.24 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 8/34 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 34 and add its product to 8 in the numerator to get: 76/34. Now we will attempt to convert 76/34 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 76 by the denominator 34: 76 (numerator) Γ· 34 (denominator) = 2.24 As a result, you get 2.24 as your answer when you convert 2 8/34 (or 76/34) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 51/36 as a decimal? What is 3 29/35 as a decimal? What is 1 111/12 as a decimal? What is 8 75/4 as a decimal?