What is 2 50/12 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 50/12 as a decimal is 6.17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 50/12 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 12 and add its product to 50 in the numerator to get: 74/12. Now we will attempt to convert 74/12 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 74 by the denominator 12:74 (numerator) Γ· 12 (denominator) = 6.17As a result, you get 6.17 as your answer when you convert 2 50/12 (or 74/12) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 2/27 as a decimal?What is 1 48/29 as a decimal?What is 8 6/13 as a decimal?What is 6 54/11 as a decimal?