What is 2 11/60 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 11/60 as a decimal is 2.18MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 11/60 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 60 and add its product to 11 in the numerator to get: 131/60. Now we will attempt to convert 131/60 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 131/60 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 131 by the denominator 60:131 (numerator) Γ· 60 (denominator) = 2.18And there you go! We got 2.18 as the answer when you convert 2 11/60 (or 131/60) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go:What is 3 3/45 as a decimal?What is 1 26/42 as a decimal?What is 17 7/8 as a decimal?What is 3 25/41 as a decimal?