What is 1 59/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 59/23 as a decimal is 3.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 59/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 23 and add its product to 59 in the numerator to get: 82/23. Now we will attempt to convert 82/23 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 82 by the denominator 23:82 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 3.57As a result, you get 3.57 as your answer when you convert 1 59/23 (or 82/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 64/25 as a decimal?What is 3 23/28 as a decimal?What is 8 20/14 as a decimal?What is 3 42/36 as a decimal?