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What is 1 123/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 123/19 as a decimal is 7.47MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 123/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 19 and add its product to 123 in the numerator to get: 142/19. Now we will attempt to convert 142/19 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 142 by the denominator 19:142 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 7.47As a result, you get 7.47 as your answer when you convert 1 123/19 (or 142/19) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 80/50 as a decimal?What is 3 3/47 as a decimal?What is 1 10/40 as a decimal?What is 9 45/7 as a decimal?