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What is 2 2/45 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 2/45 as a decimal is 2.04 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 2/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 45 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 92/45. Now we will attempt to convert 92/45 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 92/45 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 92 by the denominator 45: 92 (numerator) Γ· 45 (denominator) = 2.04 And there you go! We got 2.04 as the answer when you convert 2 2/45 (or 92/45) to a decimal. Practice more 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 18 38/6 as a decimal? What is 1 69/43 as a decimal? What is 3 2/46 as a decimal? What is 24 21/3 as a decimal?