What is 31 1/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 31 1/4 as a decimal is 31.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 31 1/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 31 by 4 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 125/4. Now we will attempt to convert 125/4 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 125 by the denominator 4:125 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 31.25As a result, you get 31.25 as your answer when you convert 31 1/4 (or 125/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 10 36/8 as a decimal?What is 3 50/28 as a decimal?What is 1 45/34 as a decimal?What is 1 39/25 as a decimal?