What is 2 42/44 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 42/44 as a decimal is 2.95MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 42/44 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 44 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 130/44. Now we will attempt to convert 130/44 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 130 by the denominator 44:130 (numerator) Γ· 44 (denominator) = 2.95As a result, you get 2.95 as your answer when you convert 2 42/44 (or 130/44) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 23 72/3 as a decimal?What is 5 24/24 as a decimal?What is 8 3/18 as a decimal?What is 2 45/48 as a decimal?