What is 2 51/16 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 51/16 as a decimal is 5.19MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 51/16 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 16 and add its product to 51 in the numerator to get: 83/16. Now we will attempt to convert 83/16 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 83 by the denominator 16:83 (numerator) Γ· 16 (denominator) = 5.19As a result, you get 5.19 as your answer when you convert 2 51/16 (or 83/16) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 17/18 as a decimal?What is 2 57/36 as a decimal?What is 7 10/12 as a decimal?What is 10 63/5 as a decimal?