What is 2 14/50 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 2 14/50 as a decimal is 2.28 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 2 14/50 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 50 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 114/50. Now we will attempt to convert 114/50 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method: A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 114 by the denominator 50: 114 (numerator) Γ· 50 (denominator) = 2.28 As a result, you get 2.28 as your answer when you convert 2 14/50 (or 114/50) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 4 2/29 as a decimal? What is 2 51/37 as a decimal? What is 1 77/30 as a decimal? What is 3 15/44 as a decimal?