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What is 1 14/57 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 14/57 as a decimal is 1.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 14/57 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 57 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 71/57. Now we will attempt to convert 71/57 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 71 by the denominator 57:71 (numerator) ÷ 57 (denominator) = 1.25As a result, you get 1.25 as your answer when you convert 1 14/57 (or 71/57) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 83/16 as a decimal?What is 3 7/37 as a decimal?What is 37 17/3 as a decimal?What is 1 38/36 as a decimal?