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What is 1 61/32 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 61/32 as a decimal is 2.91MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 61/32 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 32 and add its product to 61 in the numerator to get: 93/32. Now we will attempt to convert 93/32 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 93 by the denominator 32:93 (numerator) Γ· 32 (denominator) = 2.91As a result, you get 2.91 as your answer when you convert 1 61/32 (or 93/32) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 52/10 as a decimal?What is 4 34/16 as a decimal?What is 1 83/43 as a decimal?What is 4 49/17 as a decimal?