Q:

What is 2 52/49 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 52/49 as a decimal is 3.06 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 52/49 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 49 and add its product to 52 in the numerator to get: 150/49. Now we will attempt to convert 150/49 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 150 by the denominator 49: 150 (numerator) Γ· 49 (denominator) = 3.06 As a result, you get 3.06 as your answer when you convert 2 52/49 (or 150/49) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 60/34 as a decimal? What is 1 67/35 as a decimal? What is 2 49/46 as a decimal? What is 25 23/5 as a decimal?