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What is 1 32/42 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 32/42 as a decimal is 1.76MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 32/42 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 42 and add its product to 32 in the numerator to get: 74/42. Now we will attempt to convert 74/42 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 74 by the denominator 42:74 (numerator) Γ· 42 (denominator) = 1.76As a result, you get 1.76 as your answer when you convert 1 32/42 (or 74/42) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 14 2/6 as a decimal?What is 5 20/7 as a decimal?What is 2 42/26 as a decimal?What is 3 11/44 as a decimal?