What is 2 11/36 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 11/36 as a decimal is 2.31MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 11/36 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 36 and add its product to 11 in the numerator to get: 83/36. Now we will attempt to convert 83/36 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 83/36 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 83 by the denominator 36:83 (numerator) Γ· 36 (denominator) = 2.31And there you go! We got 2.31 as the answer when you convert 2 11/36 (or 83/36) 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 7 18/13 as a decimal?What is 6 1/16 as a decimal?What is 1 32/46 as a decimal?What is 2 32/41 as a decimal?