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What is 1 14/88 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 14/88 as a decimal is 1.16MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 14/88 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 88 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 102/88. Now we will attempt to convert 102/88 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 102 by the denominator 88:102 (numerator) Γ· 88 (denominator) = 1.16As a result, you get 1.16 as your answer when you convert 1 14/88 (or 102/88) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 20/8 as a decimal?What is 2 48/16 as a decimal?What is 3 11/33 as a decimal?What is 4 5/36 as a decimal?