What is 1 70/75 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 70/75 as a decimal is 1.93MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 70/75 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 75 and add its product to 70 in the numerator to get: 145/75. Now we will attempt to convert 145/75 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 145/75 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 145 by the denominator 75:145 (numerator) Γ· 75 (denominator) = 1.93And there you go! We got 1.93 as the answer when you convert 1 70/75 (or 145/75) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go:What is 4 11/33 as a decimal?What is 1 82/40 as a decimal?What is 7 50/13 as a decimal?What is 2 7/47 as a decimal?