What is 2 15/63 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 15/63 as a decimal is 2.24MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 15/63 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 63 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 141/63. Now we will attempt to convert 141/63 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 141/63 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 141 by the denominator 63:141 (numerator) Γ· 63 (denominator) = 2.24And there you go! We got 2.24 as the answer when you convert 2 15/63 (or 141/63) 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 4 5/36 as a decimal?What is 7 59/8 as a decimal?What is 2 98/19 as a decimal?What is 1 37/44 as a decimal?