# What is 34 1/4 as a decimal?

Today, we will walk you through how to convert 34 1/4 to a decimal. In this particular guide we’ll show how to use the division method, one of the easiest ways to convert a fraction to a decimal.

## Solution: 34 1/4 as a decimal is 34.25

Methods

### First step – Making the fraction improper:

The first step to changing 34 1/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 34 by 4 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 137/4. Now we will attempt to convert 137/4 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 137 by the denominator 4:

137 (numerator) ÷ 4 (denominator) = 34.25

As a result, you get 34.25 as your answer when you convert 34 1/4 (or 137/4) to a decimal.

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