What is 1 61/42 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 1 61/42 as a decimal is 2.45 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 61/42 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 42 and add its product to 61 in the numerator to get: 103/42. Now we will attempt to convert 103/42 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 103 by the denominator 42: 103 (numerator) Γ· 42 (denominator) = 2.45 As a result, you get 2.45 as your answer when you convert 1 61/42 (or 103/42) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 25 1/6 as a decimal? What is 5 84/8 as a decimal? What is 11 4/13 as a decimal? What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?