What is 2 18/46 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 18/46 as a decimal is 2.39MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 18/46 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 46 and add its product to 18 in the numerator to get: 110/46. Now we will attempt to convert 110/46 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 110/46 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 110 by the denominator 46:110 (numerator) Γ· 46 (denominator) = 2.39And there you go! We got 2.39 as the answer when you convert 2 18/46 (or 110/46) 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 60/12 as a decimal?What is 2 47/49 as a decimal?What is 1 130/15 as a decimal?What is 10 37/11 as a decimal?