What is 1 42/2 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 42/2 as a decimal is 22MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 42/2 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 2 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 44/2. Now we will attempt to convert 44/2 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 44 by the denominator 2:44 (numerator) Γ· 2 (denominator) = 22As a result, you get 22 as your answer when you convert 1 42/2 (or 44/2) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 12/13 as a decimal?What is 4 6/32 as a decimal?What is 33 4/3 as a decimal?What is 1 15/50 as a decimal?