What is 1 47/59 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 47/59 as a decimal is 1.8MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 47/59 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 59 and add its product to 47 in the numerator to get: 106/59. Now we will attempt to convert 106/59 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 106 by the denominator 59:106 (numerator) Γ· 59 (denominator) = 1.8As a result, you get 1.8 as your answer when you convert 1 47/59 (or 106/59) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 1/40 as a decimal?What is 3 7/42 as a decimal?What is 3 15/38 as a decimal?What is 4 3/24 as a decimal?