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Q:
# What is 1 19/45 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 19/45 as a decimal is 1.42
Methods
First step β Making the fraction improper:
The first step to changing 1 19/45 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 45 and add its product to 19 in the numerator to get: 64/45. Now we will attempt to convert 64/45 to a decimal using the following method:
Explanation using the division method:
One method to convert 64/45 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 64 by the denominator 45:
64 (numerator) Γ· 45 (denominator) = 1.42
And there you go! We got 1.42 as the answer when you convert 1 19/45 (or 64/45) to a decimal.
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