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What is 2 99/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 99/20 as a decimal is 6.95MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 99/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 20 and add its product to 99 in the numerator to get: 139/20. Now we will attempt to convert 139/20 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 139 by the denominator 20:139 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 6.95As a result, you get 6.95 as your answer when you convert 2 99/20 (or 139/20) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 53/39 as a decimal?What is 7 5/20 as a decimal?What is 1 80/33 as a decimal?What is 2 65/23 as a decimal?