Q:

What is 1 20/48 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 20/48 as a decimal is 1.42 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 20/48 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 48 and add its product to 20 in the numerator to get: 68/48. Now we will attempt to convert 68/48 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 68 by the denominator 48: 68 (numerator) Γ· 48 (denominator) = 1.42 As a result, you get 1.42 as your answer when you convert 1 20/48 (or 68/48) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 5 1/30 as a decimal? What is 4 53/10 as a decimal? What is 30 1/5 as a decimal? What is 1 39/23 as a decimal?