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# What is 1 23/31 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 23/31 as a decimal is 1.74 Methods First step β Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 23/31 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 31 and add its product to 23 in the numerator to get: 54/31. Now we will attempt to convert 54/31 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 54 by the denominator 31: 54 (numerator) Γ· 31 (denominator) = 1.74 As a result, you get 1.74 as your answer when you convert 1 23/31 (or 54/31) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 19/42 as a decimal? What is 2 45/37 as a decimal? What is 6 1/20 as a decimal? What is 1 50/41 as a decimal?