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What is 2 47/32 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 47/32 as a decimal is 3.47 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 47/32 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 32 and add its product to 47 in the numerator to get: 111/32. Now we will attempt to convert 111/32 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 111/32 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 111 by the denominator 32: 111 (numerator) Γ· 32 (denominator) = 3.47 And there you go! We got 3.47 as the answer when you convert 2 47/32 (or 111/32) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 2 11/37 as a decimal? What is 3 134/4 as a decimal? What is 1 54/11 as a decimal? What is 2 54/38 as a decimal?