What is 2 130/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 130/8 as a decimal is 18.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 130/8 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 130 in the numerator to get: 146/8. Now we will attempt to convert 146/8 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 146/8 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 146 by the denominator 8:146 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 18.25And there you go! We got 18.25 as the answer when you convert 2 130/8 (or 146/8) 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 7 26/12 as a decimal?What is 7 28/15 as a decimal?What is 12 14/10 as a decimal?What is 11 60/8 as a decimal?