What is 1 85/61 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 85/61 as a decimal is 2.39MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 85/61 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 61 and add its product to 85 in the numerator to get: 146/61. Now we will attempt to convert 146/61 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 146 by the denominator 61:146 (numerator) Γ· 61 (denominator) = 2.39As a result, you get 2.39 as your answer when you convert 1 85/61 (or 146/61) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 4/36 as a decimal?What is 6 5/21 as a decimal?What is 3 1/39 as a decimal?What is 6 43/16 as a decimal?