What is 1 96/51 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 96/51 as a decimal is 2.88MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 96/51 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 51 and add its product to 96 in the numerator to get: 147/51. Now we will attempt to convert 147/51 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 147/51 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 147 by the denominator 51:147 (numerator) Γ· 51 (denominator) = 2.88And there you go! We got 2.88 as the answer when you convert 1 96/51 (or 147/51) 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 3 26/40 as a decimal?What is 5 11/14 as a decimal?What is 2 42/50 as a decimal?What is 10 7/11 as a decimal?