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What is 1 30/117 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 30/117 as a decimal is 1.26MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 30/117 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 117 and add its product to 30 in the numerator to get: 147/117. Now we will attempt to convert 147/117 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 147 by the denominator 117:147 (numerator) ÷ 117 (denominator) = 1.26As a result, you get 1.26 as your answer when you convert 1 30/117 (or 147/117) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 16/26 as a decimal?What is 1 88/40 as a decimal?What is 8 10/15 as a decimal?What is 2 73/36 as a decimal?