Q:

What is 1 58/44 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 1 58/44 as a decimal is 2.32 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 58/44 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 44 and add its product to 58 in the numerator to get: 102/44. Now we will attempt to convert 102/44 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 102 by the denominator 44: 102 (numerator) Γ· 44 (denominator) = 2.32 As a result, you get 2.32 as your answer when you convert 1 58/44 (or 102/44) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 9/47 as a decimal? What is 16 63/4 as a decimal? What is 2 6/46 as a decimal? What is 3 1/49 as a decimal?