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What is 1 20/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 20/24 as a decimal is 1.83MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 20/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 24 and add its product to 20 in the numerator to get: 44/24. Now we will attempt to convert 44/24 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 24:44 (numerator) Γ· 24 (denominator) = 1.83As a result, you get 1.83 as your answer when you convert 1 20/24 (or 44/24) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 28 9/5 as a decimal?What is 1 62/38 as a decimal?What is 1 112/35 as a decimal?What is 3 37/22 as a decimal?