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What is 2 96/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 96/21 as a decimal is 6.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 96/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 21 and add its product to 96 in the numerator to get: 138/21. Now we will attempt to convert 138/21 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 138 by the denominator 21:138 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 6.57As a result, you get 6.57 as your answer when you convert 2 96/21 (or 138/21) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 13 4/11 as a decimal?What is 7 75/9 as a decimal?What is 2 85/30 as a decimal?What is 1 40/46 as a decimal?