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What is 2 52/45 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 52/45 as a decimal is 3.16MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 52/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 45 and add its product to 52 in the numerator to get: 142/45. Now we will attempt to convert 142/45 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 142 by the denominator 45:142 (numerator) ÷ 45 (denominator) = 3.16As a result, you get 3.16 as your answer when you convert 2 52/45 (or 142/45) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 12/15 as a decimal?What is 3 8/45 as a decimal?What is 4 1/37 as a decimal?What is 4 3/34 as a decimal?