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What is 2 15/32 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 15/32 as a decimal is 2.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 15/32 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 32 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 79/32. Now we will attempt to convert 79/32 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 79 by the denominator 32:79 (numerator) Γ· 32 (denominator) = 2.47As a result, you get 2.47 as your answer when you convert 2 15/32 (or 79/32) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 22 21/4 as a decimal?What is 2 49/38 as a decimal?What is 4 55/21 as a decimal?What is 1 44/50 as a decimal?