What is 1 74/47 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 74/47 as a decimal is 2.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 74/47 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 47 and add its product to 74 in the numerator to get: 121/47. Now we will attempt to convert 121/47 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 121 by the denominator 47:121 (numerator) Γ· 47 (denominator) = 2.57As a result, you get 2.57 as your answer when you convert 1 74/47 (or 121/47) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 11 31/8 as a decimal?What is 11 17/12 as a decimal?What is 13 14/7 as a decimal?What is 3 21/36 as a decimal?