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What is 1 75/29 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 75/29 as a decimal is 3.59MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 75/29 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 29 and add its product to 75 in the numerator to get: 104/29. Now we will attempt to convert 104/29 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 104 by the denominator 29:104 (numerator) ÷ 29 (denominator) = 3.59As a result, you get 3.59 as your answer when you convert 1 75/29 (or 104/29) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 88/26 as a decimal?What is 7 54/13 as a decimal?What is 2 6/17 as a decimal?What is 3 1/49 as a decimal?