What is 2 21/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 21/14 as a decimal is 3.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 21/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 14 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 49/14. Now we will attempt to convert 49/14 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 49/14 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 49 by the denominator 14:49 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 3.5And there you go! We got 3.5 as the answer when you convert 2 21/14 (or 49/14) 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 5 21/18 as a decimal?What is 2 27/40 as a decimal?What is 3 42/17 as a decimal?What is 8 2/15 as a decimal?