Q:

What is 2 41/38 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 41/38 as a decimal is 3.08 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 41/38 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 41 in the numerator to get: 117/38. Now we will attempt to convert 117/38 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 117 by the denominator 38: 117 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 3.08 As a result, you get 3.08 as your answer when you convert 2 41/38 (or 117/38) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 64/25 as a decimal? What is 4 33/17 as a decimal? What is 17 10/7 as a decimal? What is 13 4/6 as a decimal?