Q:

What is 2 91/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 91/24 as a decimal is 5.79 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 91/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 24 and add its product to 91 in the numerator to get: 139/24. Now we will attempt to convert 139/24 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 139 by the denominator 24: 139 (numerator) Γ· 24 (denominator) = 5.79 As a result, you get 5.79 as your answer when you convert 2 91/24 (or 139/24) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 28/38 as a decimal? What is 3 13/35 as a decimal? What is 4 51/19 as a decimal? What is 5 1/27 as a decimal?