1 1/2 inches to decimal
1 1/2 inches is inches as a mixed number. Here we will teach you how to convert 1 1/2 inches to decimal, and as an added bonus you will also learn how to convert 1 1/2 inches to decimal foot.
We start by labeling the numbers in 1 1/2 inches as follows: 1 1/2 inches = W N/D inches and then we use the mixed number inches to decimal formula displayed below to convert the mixed number inches to decimal inches:
((W x D) + N) / D
Looking at our labels and the formula, you see that W equals 1, N equals 1, and D equals 2. Therefore, when we enter 1 1/2 inches into our formula we get this:
((1 x 2) + 1)/2
= 1.5 inches
Thus, 1 1/2 inches to decimal is 1.5. Moving on, note that there are 12 inches in a foot. Therefore, to convert 1 1/2 inches to foot, you simply divide the above decimal answer by 12 like so:
1.5 / 12
= 0.125 foot
That's it folks. In summary, 1 1/2 inches is the same as 1.5 inches and 1 1/2 inches is also the same as 0.125 foot.
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More information: You may have correctly concluded that W = Whole Number, N = Numerator, and D = Denominator. In addition to using the formula above to convert 1 1/2 inches to decimal, you can actually use it to convert any mixed number to a decimal number.