What is 2 87/25 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 87/25 as a decimal is 5.48MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 87/25 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 25 and add its product to 87 in the numerator to get: 137/25. Now we will attempt to convert 137/25 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 137 by the denominator 25:137 (numerator) Γ· 25 (denominator) = 5.48As a result, you get 5.48 as your answer when you convert 2 87/25 (or 137/25) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 5/48 as a decimal?What is 1 19/36 as a decimal?What is 24 6/6 as a decimal?What is 5 12/27 as a decimal?