What is 2 5/31 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 5/31 as a decimal is 2.16MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 5/31 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 31 and add its product to 5 in the numerator to get: 67/31. Now we will attempt to convert 67/31 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 67/31 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 67 by the denominator 31:67 (numerator) Γ· 31 (denominator) = 2.16And there you go! We got 2.16 as the answer when you convert 2 5/31 (or 67/31) 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 16 3/9 as a decimal?What is 3 59/4 as a decimal?What is 4 104/5 as a decimal?What is 2 28/50 as a decimal?