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# What is 2 6/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 6/38 as a decimal is 2.16
Methods
First step β Making the fraction improper:
The first step to changing 2 6/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 38 and add its product to 6 in the numerator to get: 82/38. Now we will attempt to convert 82/38 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 82 by the denominator 38:
82 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 2.16
As a result, you get 2.16 as your answer when you convert 2 6/38 (or 82/38) to a decimal.
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