Q:

What is 2 32/14 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

A:
Solution: 2 32/14 as a decimal is 4.29 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 32/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 14 and add its product to 32 in the numerator to get: 60/14. Now we will attempt to convert 60/14 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 60 by the denominator 14: 60 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 4.29 As a result, you get 4.29 as your answer when you convert 2 32/14 (or 60/14) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 27/40 as a decimal? What is 2 45/27 as a decimal? What is 7 15/16 as a decimal? What is 1 81/19 as a decimal?