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What is 2 81/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 81/20 as a decimal is 6.05MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 81/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 20 and add its product to 81 in the numerator to get: 121/20. Now we will attempt to convert 121/20 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 121 by the denominator 20:121 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 6.05As a result, you get 6.05 as your answer when you convert 2 81/20 (or 121/20) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 20/47 as a decimal?What is 2 32/46 as a decimal?What is 5 6/26 as a decimal?What is 3 11/45 as a decimal?