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What is 2 1/27 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 1/27 as a decimal is 2.04MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 1/27 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 27 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 55/27. Now we will attempt to convert 55/27 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 55 by the denominator 27:55 (numerator) ÷ 27 (denominator) = 2.04As a result, you get 2.04 as your answer when you convert 2 1/27 (or 55/27) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 5 73/10 as a decimal?What is 1 11/27 as a decimal?What is 3 61/24 as a decimal?What is 5 24/18 as a decimal?