What is 1 79/16 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 79/16 as a decimal is 5.94 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 79/16 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 16 and add its product to 79 in the numerator to get: 95/16. Now we will attempt to convert 95/16 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 95/16 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 95 by the denominator 16: 95 (numerator) Γ· 16 (denominator) = 5.94 And there you go! We got 5.94 as the answer when you convert 1 79/16 (or 95/16) 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 81/22 as a decimal? What is 2 18/38 as a decimal? What is 6 3/24 as a decimal? What is 4 23/23 as a decimal?