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What is 2 99/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 99/21 as a decimal is 6.71 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 99/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 21 and add its product to 99 in the numerator to get: 141/21. Now we will attempt to convert 141/21 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 141/21 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 141 by the denominator 21: 141 (numerator) ÷ 21 (denominator) = 6.71 And there you go! We got 6.71 as the answer when you convert 2 99/21 (or 141/21) to a decimal. Practice more 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 12 13/6 as a decimal? What is 1 3/49 as a decimal? What is 1 64/44 as a decimal? What is 4 43/23 as a decimal?