What is 7 2/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 2/4 as a decimal is 7.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 7 2/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 4 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 30/4. Now we will attempt to convert 30/4 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 30 by the denominator 4:30 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 7.5As a result, you get 7.5 as your answer when you convert 7 2/4 (or 30/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 73 4/2 as a decimal?What is 2 18/38 as a decimal?What is 2 32/26 as a decimal?What is 19 2/5 as a decimal?