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What is 2 11/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 11/21 as a decimal is 2.52MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 11/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 21 and add its product to 11 in the numerator to get: 53/21. Now we will attempt to convert 53/21 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 53 by the denominator 21:53 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 2.52As a result, you get 2.52 as your answer when you convert 2 11/21 (or 53/21) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 30/38 as a decimal?What is 2 70/37 as a decimal?What is 1 26/44 as a decimal?What is 12 1/12 as a decimal?