What is 1 100/42 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 100/42 as a decimal is 3.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 100/42 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 100 in the numerator to get: 142/42. Now we will attempt to convert 142/42 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 142 by the denominator 42:142 (numerator) ÷ 42 (denominator) = 3.38As a result, you get 3.38 as your answer when you convert 1 100/42 (or 142/42) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 43/34 as a decimal?What is 2 60/45 as a decimal?What is 1 80/48 as a decimal?What is 2 76/10 as a decimal?