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What is 1 15/47 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 15/47 as a decimal is 1.32MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 15/47 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 47 and add its product to 15 in the numerator to get: 62/47. Now we will attempt to convert 62/47 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 62 by the denominator 47:62 (numerator) Γ· 47 (denominator) = 1.32As a result, you get 1.32 as your answer when you convert 1 15/47 (or 62/47) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 35/37 as a decimal?What is 1 10/24 as a decimal?What is 5 12/23 as a decimal?What is 1 109/15 as a decimal?