what is this number as a decimal?

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2 5 over 8

Oct 16th, 2017

2 5/8 

the fraction should be re-written as an improper fraction as;

Numerator: (2*8)+5=21

the denominator remains as 8;

therefore the improper fraction becomes: 21/8

to get the decimal of the fraction, you divide 21/8=2.625


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