What is 2 71/34 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 71/34 as a decimal is 4.09MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 71/34 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 34 and add its product to 71 in the numerator to get: 139/34. Now we will attempt to convert 139/34 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 139/34 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 139 by the denominator 34:139 (numerator) Γ· 34 (denominator) = 4.09And there you go! We got 4.09 as the answer when you convert 2 71/34 (or 139/34) 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 4 4/23 as a decimal?What is 5 7/14 as a decimal?What is 3 47/26 as a decimal?What is 7 35/10 as a decimal?