What is 2 84/26 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 84/26 as a decimal is 5.23MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 84/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 26 and add its product to 84 in the numerator to get: 136/26. Now we will attempt to convert 136/26 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 136 by the denominator 26:136 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 5.23As a result, you get 5.23 as your answer when you convert 2 84/26 (or 136/26) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 104/16 as a decimal?What is 3 3/45 as a decimal?What is 5 5/29 as a decimal?What is 3 19/39 as a decimal?