What is 2 49/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 49/15 as a decimal is 5.27MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 49/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 15 and add its product to 49 in the numerator to get: 79/15. Now we will attempt to convert 79/15 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 79 by the denominator 15:79 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 5.27As a result, you get 5.27 as your answer when you convert 2 49/15 (or 79/15) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 42/22 as a decimal?What is 22 74/3 as a decimal?What is 3 1/45 as a decimal?What is 3 107/11 as a decimal?