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What is 1 68/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 68/19 as a decimal is 4.58MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 68/19 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 68 in the numerator to get: 87/19. Now we will attempt to convert 87/19 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 87 by the denominator 19:87 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 4.58As a result, you get 4.58 as your answer when you convert 1 68/19 (or 87/19) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 20 15/6 as a decimal?What is 3 66/18 as a decimal?What is 3 15/40 as a decimal?What is 1 73/42 as a decimal?