What is 1 57/43 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 1 57/43 as a decimal is 2.33 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 57/43 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 43 and add its product to 57 in the numerator to get: 100/43. Now we will attempt to convert 100/43 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 100 by the denominator 43: 100 (numerator) Γ· 43 (denominator) = 2.33 As a result, you get 2.33 as your answer when you convert 1 57/43 (or 100/43) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 28/38 as a decimal? What is 8 80/6 as a decimal? What is 71 1/2 as a decimal? What is 8 20/16 as a decimal?