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What is 2 69/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 69/17 as a decimal is 6.06MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 69/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 17 and add its product to 69 in the numerator to get: 103/17. Now we will attempt to convert 103/17 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 103 by the denominator 17:103 (numerator) Γ· 17 (denominator) = 6.06As a result, you get 6.06 as your answer when you convert 2 69/17 (or 103/17) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 40/17 as a decimal?What is 5 12/24 as a decimal?What is 6 77/7 as a decimal?What is 3 3/48 as a decimal?