What is 2 2/28 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 2 2/28 as a decimal is 2.07 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 2/28 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 28 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 58/28. Now we will attempt to convert 58/28 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 58 by the denominator 28 (which you can enter in any calculator): 58 (numerator) ÷ 28 (denominator) = 2.07 And finally, you get 2.07 as your answer when you convert 2 2/28 (or 58/28) to a decimal. Practice more conversion 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 86/4 as a decimal? What is 2 72/11 as a decimal? What is 8 1/18 as a decimal? What is 5 3/25 as a decimal?