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What is 2 83/13 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 83/13 as a decimal is 8.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 83/13 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 13 and add its product to 83 in the numerator to get: 109/13. Now we will attempt to convert 109/13 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 109 by the denominator 13:109 (numerator) Γ· 13 (denominator) = 8.38As a result, you get 8.38 as your answer when you convert 2 83/13 (or 109/13) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 60/19 as a decimal?What is 3 5/39 as a decimal?What is 5 73/15 as a decimal?What is 2 51/38 as a decimal?