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What is 1 23/46 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 23/46 as a decimal is 1.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 23/46 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 46 and add its product to 23 in the numerator to get: 69/46. Now we will attempt to convert 69/46 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 69 by the denominator 46:69 (numerator) Γ· 46 (denominator) = 1.5As a result, you get 1.5 as your answer when you convert 1 23/46 (or 69/46) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 8/27 as a decimal?What is 2 66/17 as a decimal?What is 2 4/18 as a decimal?What is 4 58/23 as a decimal?