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What is 1 3/55 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 3/55 as a decimal is 1.05MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 3/55 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 55 and add its product to 3 in the numerator to get: 58/55. Now we will attempt to convert 58/55 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 58 by the denominator 55:58 (numerator) ÷ 55 (denominator) = 1.05As a result, you get 1.05 as your answer when you convert 1 3/55 (or 58/55) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 6/13 as a decimal?What is 4 31/22 as a decimal?What is 2 57/31 as a decimal?What is 1 104/18 as a decimal?