What is 2 21/29 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 21/29 as a decimal is 2.72MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 21/29 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 29 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 79/29. Now we will attempt to convert 79/29 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 79/29 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 79 by the denominator 29:79 (numerator) Γ· 29 (denominator) = 2.72And there you go! We got 2.72 as the answer when you convert 2 21/29 (or 79/29) 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 1 21/43 as a decimal?What is 7 2/21 as a decimal?What is 8 6/13 as a decimal?What is 5 75/14 as a decimal?