What is 1 73/36 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 1 73/36 as a decimal is 3.03 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 73/36 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 36 and add its product to 73 in the numerator to get: 109/36. Now we will attempt to convert 109/36 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 109 by the denominator 36 (which you can enter in any calculator): 109 (numerator) ÷ 36 (denominator) = 3.03 And finally, you get 3.03 as your answer when you convert 1 73/36 (or 109/36) to a decimal. Practice more conversion 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 18 22/6 as a decimal? What is 3 22/35 as a decimal? What is 2 23/14 as a decimal? What is 5 4/2 as a decimal?