What is 2 17/65 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 17/65 as a decimal is 2.26MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 17/65 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 65 and add its product to 17 in the numerator to get: 147/65. Now we will attempt to convert 147/65 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 147 by the denominator 65:147 (numerator) Γ· 65 (denominator) = 2.26As a result, you get 2.26 as your answer when you convert 2 17/65 (or 147/65) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 60/32 as a decimal?What is 3 3/49 as a decimal?What is 2 18/26 as a decimal?What is 3 46/34 as a decimal?