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What is 1 111/32 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 111/32 as a decimal is 4.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 111/32 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 32 and add its product to 111 in the numerator to get: 143/32. Now we will attempt to convert 143/32 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 143 by the denominator 32:143 (numerator) ÷ 32 (denominator) = 4.47As a result, you get 4.47 as your answer when you convert 1 111/32 (or 143/32) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 18/46 as a decimal?What is 8 11/17 as a decimal?What is 2 31/38 as a decimal?What is 3 7/15 as a decimal?