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What is 2 67/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 67/38 as a decimal is 3.76MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 67/38 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 67 in the numerator to get: 143/38. Now we will attempt to convert 143/38 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 143 by the denominator 38:143 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 3.76As a result, you get 3.76 as your answer when you convert 2 67/38 (or 143/38) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 17/29 as a decimal?What is 4 112/3 as a decimal?What is 5 8/26 as a decimal?What is 3 18/32 as a decimal?