Q:

What is 1 79/46 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 79/46 as a decimal is 2.72 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 79/46 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 46 and add its product to 79 in the numerator to get: 125/46. Now we will attempt to convert 125/46 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 125 by the denominator 46: 125 (numerator) Γ· 46 (denominator) = 2.72 As a result, you get 2.72 as your answer when you convert 1 79/46 (or 125/46) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 13/33 as a decimal? What is 1 81/24 as a decimal? What is 1 16/37 as a decimal? What is 4 3/36 as a decimal?