Q:

What is 2 73/27 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 2 73/27 as a decimal is 4.7 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 73/27 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 73 in the numerator to get: 127/27. Now we will attempt to convert 127/27 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 127 by the denominator 27: 127 (numerator) Γ· 27 (denominator) = 4.7 As a result, you get 4.7 as your answer when you convert 2 73/27 (or 127/27) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 23/34 as a decimal? What is 2 84/31 as a decimal? What is 2 33/48 as a decimal? What is 4 20/17 as a decimal?