What is 1 47/28 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 47/28 as a decimal is 2.68MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 47/28 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 28 and add its product to 47 in the numerator to get: 75/28. Now we will attempt to convert 75/28 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 75/28 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 75 by the denominator 28:75 (numerator) Γ· 28 (denominator) = 2.68And there you go! We got 2.68 as the answer when you convert 1 47/28 (or 75/28) 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 1 64/35 as a decimal?What is 1 80/49 as a decimal?What is 4 23/8 as a decimal?What is 3 42/32 as a decimal?