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What is 1 42/9 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 42/9 as a decimal is 5.67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 42/9 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 9 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 51/9. Now we will attempt to convert 51/9 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 51 by the denominator 9:51 (numerator) Γ· 9 (denominator) = 5.67As a result, you get 5.67 as your answer when you convert 1 42/9 (or 51/9) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 103/43 as a decimal?What is 30 1/5 as a decimal?What is 4 25/29 as a decimal?What is 13 5/11 as a decimal?