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What is 1 42/90 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 42/90 as a decimal is 1.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 42/90 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 90 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 132/90. Now we will attempt to convert 132/90 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 132 by the denominator 90:132 (numerator) Γ· 90 (denominator) = 1.47As a result, you get 1.47 as your answer when you convert 1 42/90 (or 132/90) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 15 10/9 as a decimal?What is 3 62/28 as a decimal?What is 1 28/15 as a decimal?What is 3 5/47 as a decimal?