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What is 1 25/125 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 25/125 as a decimal is 1.2MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 25/125 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 125 and add its product to 25 in the numerator to get: 150/125. Now we will attempt to convert 150/125 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 150 by the denominator 125:150 (numerator) Γ· 125 (denominator) = 1.2As a result, you get 1.2 as your answer when you convert 1 25/125 (or 150/125) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 80/37 as a decimal?What is 4 17/18 as a decimal?What is 3 13/42 as a decimal?What is 4 5/34 as a decimal?