Q:

What is 2 117/9 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 117/9 as a decimal is 15 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 117/9 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 9 and add its product to 117 in the numerator to get: 135/9. Now we will attempt to convert 135/9 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 135 by the denominator 9: 135 (numerator) Γ· 9 (denominator) = 15 As a result, you get 15 as your answer when you convert 2 117/9 (or 135/9) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 15/24 as a decimal? What is 2 9/40 as a decimal? What is 7 15/18 as a decimal? What is 2 22/50 as a decimal?