What is 1 87/39 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 87/39 as a decimal is 3.23MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 87/39 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 39 and add its product to 87 in the numerator to get: 126/39. Now we will attempt to convert 126/39 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 126 by the denominator 39:126 (numerator) Γ· 39 (denominator) = 3.23As a result, you get 3.23 as your answer when you convert 1 87/39 (or 126/39) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 37/34 as a decimal?What is 1 29/5 as a decimal?What is 2 42/44 as a decimal?What is 4 41/25 as a decimal?