What is 2 90/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 90/23 as a decimal is 5.91MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 90/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 23 and add its product to 90 in the numerator to get: 136/23. Now we will attempt to convert 136/23 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 136/23 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 136 by the denominator 23:136 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 5.91And there you go! We got 5.91 as the answer when you convert 2 90/23 (or 136/23) 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 3 20/38 as a decimal?What is 3 34/28 as a decimal?What is 3 11/12 as a decimal?What is 43 18/3 as a decimal?