Q:

What is 2 53/35 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 53/35 as a decimal is 3.51 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 53/35 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 35 and add its product to 53 in the numerator to get: 123/35. Now we will attempt to convert 123/35 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 123 by the denominator 35: 123 (numerator) Γ· 35 (denominator) = 3.51 As a result, you get 3.51 as your answer when you convert 2 53/35 (or 123/35) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 89/4 as a decimal? What is 2 31/28 as a decimal? What is 3 27/32 as a decimal? What is 1 68/49 as a decimal?