Q:

What is 1 77/45 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 1 77/45 as a decimal is 2.71 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 77/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 45 and add its product to 77 in the numerator to get: 122/45. Now we will attempt to convert 122/45 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 122 by the denominator 45: 122 (numerator) Γ· 45 (denominator) = 2.71 As a result, you get 2.71 as your answer when you convert 1 77/45 (or 122/45) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 6 11/23 as a decimal? What is 4 22/31 as a decimal? What is 7 5/17 as a decimal? What is 11 106/3 as a decimal?