What is 2 27/19 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 2 27/19 as a decimal is 3.42MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 27/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 19 and add its product to 27 in the numerator to get: 65/19. Now we will attempt to convert 65/19 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 65/19 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 65 by the denominator 19:65 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 3.42And there you go! We got 3.42 as the answer when you convert 2 27/19 (or 65/19) 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 1 44/48 as a decimal?What is 5 38/21 as a decimal?What is 7 46/12 as a decimal?What is 6 1/25 as a decimal?