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What is 1 136/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 136/5 as a decimal is 28.2MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 136/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 5 and add its product to 136 in the numerator to get: 141/5. Now we will attempt to convert 141/5 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 141 by the denominator 5:141 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 28.2As a result, you get 28.2 as your answer when you convert 1 136/5 (or 141/5) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 5/46 as a decimal?What is 5 9/27 as a decimal?What is 1 2/42 as a decimal?What is 10 3/13 as a decimal?