What is 1 36/38 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 36/38 as a decimal is 1.95MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 36/38 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 38 and add its product to 36 in the numerator to get: 74/38. Now we will attempt to convert 74/38 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 74 by the denominator 38:74 (numerator) Γ· 38 (denominator) = 1.95As a result, you get 1.95 as your answer when you convert 1 36/38 (or 74/38) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 19/9 as a decimal?What is 2 13/46 as a decimal?What is 4 8/35 as a decimal?What is 1 84/42 as a decimal?