What is 1 27/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 27/4 as a decimal is 7.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 27/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 4 and add its product to 27 in the numerator to get: 31/4. Now we will attempt to convert 31/4 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 31/4 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 31 by the denominator 4:31 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 7.75And there you go! We got 7.75 as the answer when you convert 1 27/4 (or 31/4) 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 4 30/14 as a decimal?What is 2 46/42 as a decimal?What is 8 6/18 as a decimal?What is 2 34/38 as a decimal?