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What is 1 55/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 55/19 as a decimal is 3.89MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 55/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 19 and add its product to 55 in the numerator to get: 74/19. Now we will attempt to convert 74/19 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 74 by the denominator 19:74 (numerator) ÷ 19 (denominator) = 3.89As a result, you get 3.89 as your answer when you convert 1 55/19 (or 74/19) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 17/42 as a decimal?What is 3 14/44 as a decimal?What is 2 51/46 as a decimal?What is 1 10/17 as a decimal?