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Q:
# What is 2 82/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 82/23 as a decimal is 5.57
Methods
First step – Making the fraction improper:
The first step to changing 2 82/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 23 and add its product to 82 in the numerator to get: 128/23. Now we will attempt to convert 128/23 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 128 by the denominator 23:
128 (numerator) ÷ 23 (denominator) = 5.57
As a result, you get 5.57 as your answer when you convert 2 82/23 (or 128/23) to a decimal.
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