What is 61 55/59 as a decimal?

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Solution: 61 55/59 as a decimal is 61.93MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 61 55/59 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 61 by 59 and add its product to 55 in the numerator to get: 3654/59. Now we will attempt to convert 3654/59 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 3654/59 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 3654 by the denominator 59:3654 (numerator) Γ· 59 (denominator) = 61.93And there you go! We got 61.93 as the answer when you convert 61 55/59 (or 3654/59) 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 3 4/29 as a decimal?What is 5 2/18 as a decimal?What is 3 66/20 as a decimal?What is 8 54/6 as a decimal?