What is 2 46/16 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 46/16 as a decimal is 4.88MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 46/16 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 16 and add its product to 46 in the numerator to get: 78/16. Now we will attempt to convert 78/16 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 78/16 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 78 by the denominator 16:78 (numerator) Γ· 16 (denominator) = 4.88And there you go! We got 4.88 as the answer when you convert 2 46/16 (or 78/16) 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 83/43 as a decimal?What is 5 18/24 as a decimal?What is 1 77/32 as a decimal?What is 3 52/31 as a decimal?