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What is 3 1/25 as a decimal?

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Solution: 3 1/25 as a decimal is 3.04 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 3 1/25 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 3 by 25 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 76/25. Now we will attempt to convert 76/25 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 76/25 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 76 by the denominator 25: 76 (numerator) ÷ 25 (denominator) = 3.04 And there you go! We got 3.04 as the answer when you convert 3 1/25 (or 76/25) 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 1 38/50 as a decimal? What is 3 28/38 as a decimal? What is 4 10/23 as a decimal? What is 5 20/25 as a decimal?