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What is 1 21/28 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 21/28 as a decimal is 1.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 21/28 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 28 and add its product to 21 in the numerator to get: 49/28. Now we will attempt to convert 49/28 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 49 by the denominator 28:49 (numerator) Γ· 28 (denominator) = 1.75As a result, you get 1.75 as your answer when you convert 1 21/28 (or 49/28) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 34/49 as a decimal?What is 48 31/2 as a decimal?What is 2 61/22 as a decimal?What is 4 12/34 as a decimal?