What is 1 43/71 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 43/71 as a decimal is 1.61MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 43/71 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 71 and add its product to 43 in the numerator to get: 114/71. Now we will attempt to convert 114/71 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 114 by the denominator 71:114 (numerator) ÷ 71 (denominator) = 1.61As a result, you get 1.61 as your answer when you convert 1 43/71 (or 114/71) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 15/45 as a decimal?What is 6 5/20 as a decimal?What is 3 5/41 as a decimal?What is 5 32/21 as a decimal?