What is 1 97/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 97/17 as a decimal is 6.71MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 97/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 17 and add its product to 97 in the numerator to get: 114/17. Now we will attempt to convert 114/17 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 114 by the denominator 17:114 (numerator) Γ· 17 (denominator) = 6.71As a result, you get 6.71 as your answer when you convert 1 97/17 (or 114/17) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 16/36 as a decimal?What is 28 5/5 as a decimal?What is 1 9/17 as a decimal?What is 3 5/47 as a decimal?