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What is 1 9/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 9/14 as a decimal is 1.64MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 9/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 14 and add its product to 9 in the numerator to get: 23/14. Now we will attempt to convert 23/14 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 23 by the denominator 14:23 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 1.64As a result, you get 1.64 as your answer when you convert 1 9/14 (or 23/14) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 3/24 as a decimal?What is 3 3/45 as a decimal?What is 1 94/37 as a decimal?What is 7 39/13 as a decimal?