What is 1 22/87 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 22/87 as a decimal is 1.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 22/87 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 87 and add its product to 22 in the numerator to get: 109/87. Now we will attempt to convert 109/87 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 109/87 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 109 by the denominator 87:109 (numerator) Γ· 87 (denominator) = 1.25And there you go! We got 1.25 as the answer when you convert 1 22/87 (or 109/87) 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 1 66/28 as a decimal?What is 5 25/18 as a decimal?What is 7 44/12 as a decimal?What is 9 10/9 as a decimal?