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2022-12-31

How to write $2\frac{51}{100}$ as a decimal number?

Marco Ochoa

Expert

$\frac{251}{100}$ is a mixed fraction.
the fraction $\frac{51}{100}$ is not a decimal,
Divide the numerator by the denominator in order to convert fractions to decimals.
numerator = 51
denominator = 100
$\frac{51}{100}=0.51$
$0.51+2=2.51$
That means $\frac{251}{100}$ = $2.51$
When converting fractions into decimal, the equation is $\frac{n}{d}$
n = numerator = 51
d = denominator = 100
$\frac{51}{100}=0.51$
Converting a mixed fraction into a decimal number is done by using the equation
$w+\frac{n}{d}$
w = whole number = 2
n = numerator = 51
d = denominator = 100
$2+\frac{51}{100}=2.51$

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