What is 2 62/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 62/38 as a decimal is 3.63MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 62/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 38 and add its product to 62 in the numerator to get: 138/38. Now we will attempt to convert 138/38 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 138 by the denominator 38:138 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 3.63As a result, you get 3.63 as your answer when you convert 2 62/38 (or 138/38) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 73/23 as a decimal?What is 4 10/35 as a decimal?What is 2 39/48 as a decimal?What is 8 15/9 as a decimal?