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What is 1 6/77 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 6/77 as a decimal is 1.08MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 6/77 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 77 and add its product to 6 in the numerator to get: 83/77. Now we will attempt to convert 83/77 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 83 by the denominator 77:83 (numerator) ÷ 77 (denominator) = 1.08As a result, you get 1.08 as your answer when you convert 1 6/77 (or 83/77) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 67/39 as a decimal?What is 2 39/26 as a decimal?What is 2 71/38 as a decimal?What is 9 26/10 as a decimal?