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What is 1 142/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 142/6 as a decimal is 24.67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 142/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 6 and add its product to 142 in the numerator to get: 148/6. Now we will attempt to convert 148/6 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 148 by the denominator 6:148 (numerator) ÷ 6 (denominator) = 24.67As a result, you get 24.67 as your answer when you convert 1 142/6 (or 148/6) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 4/49 as a decimal?What is 1 9/50 as a decimal?What is 1 9/30 as a decimal?What is 3 38/20 as a decimal?