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What is 1 25/32 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 25/32 as a decimal is 1.78MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 25/32 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 32 and add its product to 25 in the numerator to get: 57/32. Now we will attempt to convert 57/32 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 57/32 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 57 by the denominator 32:57 (numerator) Γ· 32 (denominator) = 1.78And there you go! We got 1.78 as the answer when you convert 1 25/32 (or 57/32) 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 53/44 as a decimal?What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 1 76/47 as a decimal?What is 4 33/6 as a decimal?