What is 2 20/48 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 20/48 as a decimal is 2.42MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 20/48 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 48 and add its product to 20 in the numerator to get: 116/48. Now we will attempt to convert 116/48 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 116 by the denominator 48:116 (numerator) Γ· 48 (denominator) = 2.42As a result, you get 2.42 as your answer when you convert 2 20/48 (or 116/48) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 30/27 as a decimal?What is 5 21/25 as a decimal?What is 2 35/41 as a decimal?What is 5 58/12 as a decimal?