What is 2 19/49 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 19/49 as a decimal is 2.39 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 19/49 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 49 and add its product to 19 in the numerator to get: 117/49. Now we will attempt to convert 117/49 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 117/49 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 117 by the denominator 49: 117 (numerator) Γ· 49 (denominator) = 2.39 And there you go! We got 2.39 as the answer when you convert 2 19/49 (or 117/49) 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 62/37 as a decimal? What is 1 92/11 as a decimal? What is 2 47/19 as a decimal? What is 2 108/18 as a decimal?