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What is 2 7/48 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 7/48 as a decimal is 2.15MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 7/48 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 7 in the numerator to get: 103/48. Now we will attempt to convert 103/48 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 103 by the denominator 48:103 (numerator) Γ· 48 (denominator) = 2.15As a result, you get 2.15 as your answer when you convert 2 7/48 (or 103/48) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 40/18 as a decimal?What is 11 17/9 as a decimal?What is 3 12/33 as a decimal?What is 1 87/36 as a decimal?