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What is 2 32/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 32/20 as a decimal is 3.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 32/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 20 and add its product to 32 in the numerator to get: 72/20. Now we will attempt to convert 72/20 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 72 by the denominator 20:72 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 3.6As a result, you get 3.6 as your answer when you convert 2 32/20 (or 72/20) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 9/18 as a decimal?What is 37 10/3 as a decimal?What is 1 5/27 as a decimal?What is 4 2/37 as a decimal?