What is 1 40/30 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 1 40/30 as a decimal is 2.33 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 40/30 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 30 and add its product to 40 in the numerator to get: 70/30. Now we will attempt to convert 70/30 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 70 by the denominator 30 (which you can enter in any calculator): 70 (numerator) ÷ 30 (denominator) = 2.33 And finally, you get 2.33 as your answer when you convert 1 40/30 (or 70/30) 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 1 76/24 as a decimal? What is 4 10/32 as a decimal? What is 1 79/45 as a decimal? What is 2 72/28 as a decimal?