What is 2 58/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 58/19 as a decimal is 5.05MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 58/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 19 and add its product to 58 in the numerator to get: 96/19. Now we will attempt to convert 96/19 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 96/19 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 96 by the denominator 19:96 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 5.05And there you go! We got 5.05 as the answer when you convert 2 58/19 (or 96/19) 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 1 126/19 as a decimal?What is 22 39/5 as a decimal?What is 1 95/49 as a decimal?What is 6 55/15 as a decimal?