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What is 1 122/27 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 122/27 as a decimal is 5.52 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 122/27 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 27 and add its product to 122 in the numerator to get: 149/27. Now we will attempt to convert 149/27 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 149/27 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 149 by the denominator 27: 149 (numerator) Γ· 27 (denominator) = 5.52 And there you go! We got 5.52 as the answer when you convert 1 122/27 (or 149/27) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 3 18/29 as a decimal? What is 3 14/45 as a decimal? What is 65 15/2 as a decimal? What is 5 32/23 as a decimal?