What is 1 43/78 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 43/78 as a decimal is 1.55MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 43/78 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 78 and add its product to 43 in the numerator to get: 121/78. Now we will attempt to convert 121/78 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 121/78 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 121 by the denominator 78:121 (numerator) Γ· 78 (denominator) = 1.55And there you go! We got 1.55 as the answer when you convert 1 43/78 (or 121/78) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go:What is 3 13/40 as a decimal?What is 8 42/11 as a decimal?What is 3 5/47 as a decimal?What is 1 129/7 as a decimal?