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What is 2 56/25 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 56/25 as a decimal is 4.24MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 56/25 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 25 and add its product to 56 in the numerator to get: 106/25. Now we will attempt to convert 106/25 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 106 by the denominator 25:106 (numerator) ÷ 25 (denominator) = 4.24As a result, you get 4.24 as your answer when you convert 2 56/25 (or 106/25) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 19/32 as a decimal?What is 1 87/41 as a decimal?What is 5 1/26 as a decimal?What is 2 60/43 as a decimal?