Q:

What is 1 130/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 130/20 as a decimal is 7.5 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 130/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 20 and add its product to 130 in the numerator to get: 150/20. Now we will attempt to convert 150/20 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 20: 150 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 7.5 As a result, you get 7.5 as your answer when you convert 1 130/20 (or 150/20) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 4 78/14 as a decimal? What is 4 6/32 as a decimal? What is 8 7/16 as a decimal? What is 7 34/8 as a decimal?