What is 1 23/15 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 23/15 as a decimal is 2.53MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 23/15 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 15 and add its product to 23 in the numerator to get: 38/15. Now we will attempt to convert 38/15 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 38 by the denominator 15:38 (numerator) Γ· 15 (denominator) = 2.53As a result, you get 2.53 as your answer when you convert 1 23/15 (or 38/15) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?What is 3 19/42 as a decimal?What is 7 17/10 as a decimal?What is 6 28/12 as a decimal?