What is 2 59/39 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 59/39 as a decimal is 3.51MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 59/39 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 39 and add its product to 59 in the numerator to get: 137/39. Now we will attempt to convert 137/39 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 137 by the denominator 39:137 (numerator) Γ· 39 (denominator) = 3.51As a result, you get 3.51 as your answer when you convert 2 59/39 (or 137/39) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 37/49 as a decimal?What is 1 48/44 as a decimal?What is 4 33/29 as a decimal?What is 3 14/24 as a decimal?