What is 2 45/47 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 2 45/47 as a decimal is 2.96 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 45/47 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 47 and add its product to 45 in the numerator to get: 139/47. Now we will attempt to convert 139/47 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 139 by the denominator 47 (which you can enter in any calculator): 139 (numerator) ÷ 47 (denominator) = 2.96 And finally, you get 2.96 as your answer when you convert 2 45/47 (or 139/47) to a decimal. Practice more conversion problems All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 1 87/48 as a decimal? What is 2 83/31 as a decimal? What is 3 14/40 as a decimal? What is 1 5/41 as a decimal?