What is 2 41/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 41/5 as a decimal is 10.2MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 41/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 5 and add its product to 41 in the numerator to get: 51/5. Now we will attempt to convert 51/5 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 51 by the denominator 5:51 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 10.2As a result, you get 10.2 as your answer when you convert 2 41/5 (or 51/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 30/39 as a decimal?What is 4 34/18 as a decimal?What is 5 4/23 as a decimal?What is 5 2/29 as a decimal?