Q:

What is 2 76/35 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 76/35 as a decimal is 4.17 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 76/35 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 35 and add its product to 76 in the numerator to get: 146/35. Now we will attempt to convert 146/35 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 146 by the denominator 35: 146 (numerator) ÷ 35 (denominator) = 4.17 As a result, you get 4.17 as your answer when you convert 2 76/35 (or 146/35) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 3/27 as a decimal? What is 2 28/43 as a decimal? What is 2 89/16 as a decimal? What is 1 27/23 as a decimal?