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What is 2 58/35 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 58/35 as a decimal is 3.66MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 58/35 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 35 and add its product to 58 in the numerator to get: 128/35. Now we will attempt to convert 128/35 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 128 by the denominator 35:128 (numerator) Γ· 35 (denominator) = 3.66As a result, you get 3.66 as your answer when you convert 2 58/35 (or 128/35) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 26/38 as a decimal?What is 2 16/50 as a decimal?What is 1 39/22 as a decimal?What is 1 97/12 as a decimal?