What is 1 40/41 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 40/41 as a decimal is 1.98MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 40/41 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 41 and add its product to 40 in the numerator to get: 81/41. Now we will attempt to convert 81/41 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 81/41 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 81 by the denominator 41:81 (numerator) Γ· 41 (denominator) = 1.98And there you go! We got 1.98 as the answer when you convert 1 40/41 (or 81/41) 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 8 89/7 as a decimal?What is 2 6/50 as a decimal?What is 3 9/42 as a decimal?What is 4 6/36 as a decimal?