Q:

What is 2 60/31 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 60/31 as a decimal is 3.94 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 60/31 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 31 and add its product to 60 in the numerator to get: 122/31. Now we will attempt to convert 122/31 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 122 by the denominator 31: 122 (numerator) Γ· 31 (denominator) = 3.94 As a result, you get 3.94 as your answer when you convert 2 60/31 (or 122/31) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 48/47 as a decimal? What is 25 14/5 as a decimal? What is 6 20/10 as a decimal? What is 10 19/12 as a decimal?