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What is 2 9/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 9/19 as a decimal is 2.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 9/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 19 and add its product to 9 in the numerator to get: 47/19. Now we will attempt to convert 47/19 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 47 by the denominator 19:47 (numerator) ÷ 19 (denominator) = 2.47As a result, you get 2.47 as your answer when you convert 2 9/19 (or 47/19) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 122/22 as a decimal?What is 2 83/31 as a decimal?What is 4 77/17 as a decimal?What is 4 31/27 as a decimal?