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What is 2 49/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 49/38 as a decimal is 3.29MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 49/38 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 49 in the numerator to get: 125/38. Now we will attempt to convert 125/38 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 125 by the denominator 38:125 (numerator) ÷ 38 (denominator) = 3.29As a result, you get 3.29 as your answer when you convert 2 49/38 (or 125/38) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 36/27 as a decimal?What is 1 30/7 as a decimal?What is 4 58/13 as a decimal?What is 3 25/41 as a decimal?