What is 1 42/27 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 42/27 as a decimal is 2.56MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 42/27 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 27 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 69/27. Now we will attempt to convert 69/27 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 69 by the denominator 27:69 (numerator) Γ· 27 (denominator) = 2.56As a result, you get 2.56 as your answer when you convert 1 42/27 (or 69/27) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 134/13 as a decimal?What is 2 38/46 as a decimal?What is 17 6/8 as a decimal?What is 3 15/34 as a decimal?