What is 1 87/32 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 87/32 as a decimal is 3.72MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 87/32 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 32 and add its product to 87 in the numerator to get: 119/32. Now we will attempt to convert 119/32 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 119 by the denominator 32:119 (numerator) Γ· 32 (denominator) = 3.72As a result, you get 3.72 as your answer when you convert 1 87/32 (or 119/32) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 25/45 as a decimal?What is 3 17/42 as a decimal?What is 2 3/35 as a decimal?What is 22 3/6 as a decimal?