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What is 1 62/45 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 62/45 as a decimal is 2.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 62/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 45 and add its product to 62 in the numerator to get: 107/45. Now we will attempt to convert 107/45 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 107 by the denominator 45:107 (numerator) Γ· 45 (denominator) = 2.38As a result, you get 2.38 as your answer when you convert 1 62/45 (or 107/45) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 11 5/13 as a decimal?What is 1 41/45 as a decimal?What is 4 1/19 as a decimal?What is 4 69/7 as a decimal?