What is 2 66/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 66/38 as a decimal is 3.74 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 66/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 38 and add its product to 66 in the numerator to get: 142/38. Now we will attempt to convert 142/38 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 142/38 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 142 by the denominator 38: 142 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 3.74 And there you go! We got 3.74 as the answer when you convert 2 66/38 (or 142/38) 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 60/13 as a decimal? What is 2 8/35 as a decimal? What is 2 13/48 as a decimal? What is 3 101/16 as a decimal?