What is 2 3/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 3/8 as a decimal is 2.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 3/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 8 and add its product to 3 in the numerator to get: 19/8. Now we will attempt to convert 19/8 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 19 by the denominator 8:19 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 2.38As a result, you get 2.38 as your answer when you convert 2 3/8 (or 19/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 6/46 as a decimal?What is 3 15/40 as a decimal?What is 5 4/28 as a decimal?What is 1 31/31 as a decimal?