What is 1 1/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 1/6 as a decimal is 1.17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 1/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 6 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 7/6. Now we will attempt to convert 7/6 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 7 by the denominator 6:7 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 1.17As a result, you get 1.17 as your answer when you convert 1 1/6 (or 7/6) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 8/47 as a decimal?What is 5 4/28 as a decimal?What is 2 36/31 as a decimal?What is 2 43/36 as a decimal?