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What is 2 5/70 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 5/70 as a decimal is 2.07MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 5/70 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 70 and add its product to 5 in the numerator to get: 145/70. Now we will attempt to convert 145/70 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 145 by the denominator 70:145 (numerator) Γ· 70 (denominator) = 2.07As a result, you get 2.07 as your answer when you convert 2 5/70 (or 145/70) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 54/40 as a decimal?What is 2 48/41 as a decimal?What is 29 4/3 as a decimal?What is 2 16/44 as a decimal?