What is 1 56/47 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 56/47 as a decimal is 2.19MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 56/47 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 47 and add its product to 56 in the numerator to get: 103/47. Now we will attempt to convert 103/47 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 103 by the denominator 47 (which you can enter in any calculator):103 (numerator) ÷ 47 (denominator) = 2.19And finally, you get 2.19 as your answer when you convert 1 56/47 (or 103/47) to a decimal. Practice more conversion problemsAll 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 7 27/13 as a decimal?What is 3 22/29 as a decimal?What is 1 75/11 as a decimal?What is 4 16/31 as a decimal?