# Evaluate 1 5/8

1 5/8 is a mixed fraction. We will convert to an improper fraction and find its decimal value.

## Answer: 1 5/8 is equal to 13/8 as an improper fraction and 1.625 as a decimal.

Follow the steps mentioned below to find 1 5/8.

**Explanation:**

Step 1: Multiply the denominator with the whole number. So, 1 × 8 = 8.

Step 2: Add the product obtained in the above step to the numerator.

Step 3: The sum obtained in the above step is the numerator of the fraction and the denominator remains the same. So, the fraction is 13/8

You can use the Mixed Number Fraction Calculator to verify your answer.

We can find the decimal value of 1 5/8. We will write 13/8 as a decimal by converting the denominator to powers of 10.

1 5/8 = 13/8

= (13 × 5^{3})/ (2^{3} × 5^{3})

= 1625/1000

= 1.625

You can use Cuemath's fraction to decimal calculator to verify your answer.