3 1/4 inches is inches as a mixed number. Here we will teach you how to convert 3 1/4 inches to decimal, and as an added bonus you will also learn how to convert 3 1/4 inches to decimal foot.

We start by labeling the numbers in 3 1/4 inches as follows: 3 1/4 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 3, N equals 1, and D equals 4. Therefore, when we enter 3 1/4 inches into our formula we get this:

((3 x 4) + 1)/4

=

**3.25 inches**

Thus, 3 1/4 inches to decimal is 3.25. Moving on, note that there are 12 inches in a foot. Therefore, to convert 3 1/4 inches to foot, you simply divide the above decimal answer by 12 like so:

3.25 / 12

=

**0.270833333 foot**

That's it folks. In summary, 3 1/4 inches is the same as 3.25 inches and 3 1/4 inches is also the same as 0.270833333 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 3 1/4 inches to decimal, you can actually use it to convert any mixed number to a decimal number.

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