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What is 2 18/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 18/23 as a decimal is 2.78MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 18/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 23 and add its product to 18 in the numerator to get: 64/23. Now we will attempt to convert 64/23 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 64 by the denominator 23:64 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 2.78As a result, you get 2.78 as your answer when you convert 2 18/23 (or 64/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 13/23 as a decimal?What is 3 2/45 as a decimal?What is 2 16/43 as a decimal?What is 1 72/39 as a decimal?