What is 2 52/37 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 52/37 as a decimal is 3.41MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 52/37 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 37 and add its product to 52 in the numerator to get: 126/37. Now we will attempt to convert 126/37 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 126/37 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 126 by the denominator 37:126 (numerator) Γ· 37 (denominator) = 3.41And there you go! We got 3.41 as the answer when you convert 2 52/37 (or 126/37) 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 2 87/18 as a decimal?What is 2 25/45 as a decimal?What is 5 26/23 as a decimal?What is 3 1/49 as a decimal?