What is 1 109/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 109/38 as a decimal is 3.87MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 109/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 38 and add its product to 109 in the numerator to get: 147/38. Now we will attempt to convert 147/38 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 147/38 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 147 by the denominator 38:147 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 3.87And there you go! We got 3.87 as the answer when you convert 1 109/38 (or 147/38) 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 3 13/42 as a decimal?What is 3 7/38 as a decimal?What is 3 5/20 as a decimal?What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?