Q:

What is 2 17/29 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 17/29 as a decimal is 2.59 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 17/29 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 29 and add its product to 17 in the numerator to get: 75/29. Now we will attempt to convert 75/29 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 75 by the denominator 29: 75 (numerator) Γ· 29 (denominator) = 2.59 As a result, you get 2.59 as your answer when you convert 2 17/29 (or 75/29) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 21/32 as a decimal? What is 1 7/37 as a decimal? What is 1 105/34 as a decimal? What is 4 25/31 as a decimal?