What is 2 31/54 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 31/54 as a decimal is 2.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 31/54 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 54 and add its product to 31 in the numerator to get: 139/54. Now we will attempt to convert 139/54 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 139 by the denominator 54:139 (numerator) Γ· 54 (denominator) = 2.57As a result, you get 2.57 as your answer when you convert 2 31/54 (or 139/54) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 58/48 as a decimal?What is 5 1/27 as a decimal?What is 2 28/12 as a decimal?What is 6 21/14 as a decimal?