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What is 2 36/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 36/38 as a decimal is 2.95MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 36/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 38 and add its product to 36 in the numerator to get: 112/38. Now we will attempt to convert 112/38 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 112 by the denominator 38:112 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 2.95As a result, you get 2.95 as your answer when you convert 2 36/38 (or 112/38) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 10 1/15 as a decimal?What is 6 1/24 as a decimal?What is 2 6/38 as a decimal?What is 1 107/8 as a decimal?