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What is 2 29/3 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 29/3 as a decimal is 11.67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 29/3 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 3 and add its product to 29 in the numerator to get: 35/3. Now we will attempt to convert 35/3 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 35 by the denominator 3:35 (numerator) ÷ 3 (denominator) = 11.67As a result, you get 11.67 as your answer when you convert 2 29/3 (or 35/3) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 69/22 as a decimal?What is 1 67/24 as a decimal?What is 19 46/4 as a decimal?What is 3 9/30 as a decimal?