What is 1 1/2 in decimal form?
To start off, note that 1 1/2 is a mixed number, also known as a mixed fraction. It has a whole number and a fractional number. We have labeled the parts of the mixed number below so it is easier to follow along.
1 = Whole number
1 = Numerator
2 = Denominator
To get 1 1/2 in decimal form, we basically convert the mixed number to a fraction and then we divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator of the fraction. Here are the detailed math steps we use to convert 1 1/2 mixed number to decimal form:
Step 1: Multiply the whole number by the denominator:
1 × 2 = 2
Step 2: Add the product you got in Step 1 to the numerator:
2 + 1 = 3
Step 3: Divide the sum from Step 2 by the denominator:
3 ÷ 2 = 1.5
That's it folks! The answer to 1 1/2 in decimal form is displayed below:
1 1/2 = 1.50
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