2 5

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8

2 5/8 <Given mixed number>

Positive mixed fraction <Check if the number is positive and negative>

2 + 5/8 <Positive mixed number means we put a plus sign between the whole

number and fraction>

2/1 + 5/8 <Put a 1 under the whole number part to make it a fraction as well>

Common denominator is 8 <Find the common denominator.

(2/1)*(8/8) + 5/8 <Apply the common denominator>

16/8 + 5/8 <Multiply>

(16 + 5)/8 <Add the fractions together. NOTE: A/C + B/C = (A+B)/C>

21/8

2.625 <Divide to get the decimal number value>

SOLUTION: 2.625

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