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What is 2 25/43 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 25/43 as a decimal is 2.58 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 25/43 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 43 and add its product to 25 in the numerator to get: 111/43. Now we will attempt to convert 111/43 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 111 by the denominator 43 (which you can enter in any calculator): 111 (numerator) ÷ 43 (denominator) = 2.58 And finally, you get 2.58 as your answer when you convert 2 25/43 (or 111/43) to a decimal. Practice more conversion problems All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 4 3/33 as a decimal? What is 7 10/20 as a decimal? What is 4 2/37 as a decimal? What is 3 13/45 as a decimal?