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What is 1 43/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 43/2 as a decimal is 22.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 43/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 2 and add its product to 43 in the numerator to get: 45/2. Now we will attempt to convert 45/2 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 45 by the denominator 2:45 (numerator) ÷ 2 (denominator) = 22.5As a result, you get 22.5 as your answer when you convert 1 43/2 (or 45/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 39/27 as a decimal?What is 2 51/40 as a decimal?What is 2 18/46 as a decimal?What is 7 3/21 as a decimal?