What is 2 58/27 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 58/27 as a decimal is 4.15MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 58/27 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 27 and add its product to 58 in the numerator to get: 112/27. Now we will attempt to convert 112/27 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 112/27 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 112 by the denominator 27:112 (numerator) Γ· 27 (denominator) = 4.15And there you go! We got 4.15 as the answer when you convert 2 58/27 (or 112/27) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go:What is 2 14/45 as a decimal?What is 32 3/4 as a decimal?What is 2 47/49 as a decimal?What is 7 35/8 as a decimal?