What is 1 70/45 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 1 70/45 as a decimal is 2.56 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 70/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 45 and add its product to 70 in the numerator to get: 115/45. Now we will attempt to convert 115/45 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 115 by the denominator 45: 115 (numerator) Γ· 45 (denominator) = 2.56 As a result, you get 2.56 as your answer when you convert 1 70/45 (or 115/45) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 16 46/3 as a decimal? What is 5 18/18 as a decimal? What is 13 10/10 as a decimal? What is 5 4/2 as a decimal?