Q:

What is 2 42/41 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 42/41 as a decimal is 3.02 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 42/41 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 41 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 124/41. Now we will attempt to convert 124/41 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 124 by the denominator 41: 124 (numerator) Γ· 41 (denominator) = 3.02 As a result, you get 3.02 as your answer when you convert 2 42/41 (or 124/41) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 65/41 as a decimal? What is 1 119/26 as a decimal? What is 8 6/17 as a decimal? What is 2 33/38 as a decimal?