# What is 1½ as a decimal?

Both fractions and decimals are just two ways to represent the same numbers.

## Answer: 1½ as a decimal is equal to 1.5.

Let's convert the given mixed fraction to a decimal number.

**Explanation:**

1½ can be expressed as 1 + 1/2.

Here the fraction is 1/2 which means we need to perform 1 ÷ 2.

1½ = 1 + 1/2 = 1 + 0.5 = 1.5

### Alternate Method:

To convert any fraction to decimal form, we just need to divide its numerator by denominator.

1½ = 1 + 1/2 = 3/2 = 1.5