What is 1 8/72 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 8/72 as a decimal is 1.11MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 8/72 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 72 and add its product to 8 in the numerator to get: 80/72. Now we will attempt to convert 80/72 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 80 by the denominator 72:80 (numerator) Γ· 72 (denominator) = 1.11As a result, you get 1.11 as your answer when you convert 1 8/72 (or 80/72) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 62/10 as a decimal?What is 2 1/20 as a decimal?What is 2 49/49 as a decimal?What is 67 12/2 as a decimal?