What is 1 86/58 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 86/58 as a decimal is 2.48MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 86/58 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 58 and add its product to 86 in the numerator to get: 144/58. Now we will attempt to convert 144/58 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 144 by the denominator 58:144 (numerator) Γ· 58 (denominator) = 2.48As a result, you get 2.48 as your answer when you convert 1 86/58 (or 144/58) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 9 6/13 as a decimal?What is 3 26/38 as a decimal?What is 3 9/22 as a decimal?What is 1 44/18 as a decimal?