What is 1 71/41 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 71/41 as a decimal is 2.73MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 71/41 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 41 and add its product to 71 in the numerator to get: 112/41. Now we will attempt to convert 112/41 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 112/41 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 112 by the denominator 41:112 (numerator) Γ· 41 (denominator) = 2.73And there you go! We got 2.73 as the answer when you convert 1 71/41 (or 112/41) 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 2 8/36 as a decimal?What is 2 29/48 as a decimal?What is 8 1/15 as a decimal?What is 3 58/26 as a decimal?