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What is 2 38/25 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 38/25 as a decimal is 3.52MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 38/25 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 25 and add its product to 38 in the numerator to get: 88/25. Now we will attempt to convert 88/25 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 88 by the denominator 25:88 (numerator) Γ· 25 (denominator) = 3.52As a result, you get 3.52 as your answer when you convert 2 38/25 (or 88/25) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 43/10 as a decimal?What is 12 8/11 as a decimal?What is 2 7/45 as a decimal?What is 1 67/34 as a decimal?