What is 1 79/33 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 79/33 as a decimal is 3.39MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 79/33 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 33 and add its product to 79 in the numerator to get: 112/33. Now we will attempt to convert 112/33 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 112 by the denominator 33:112 (numerator) Γ· 33 (denominator) = 3.39As a result, you get 3.39 as your answer when you convert 1 79/33 (or 112/33) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 3/46 as a decimal?What is 1 29/41 as a decimal?What is 21 24/6 as a decimal?What is 15 5/8 as a decimal?