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What is 1 92/28 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 92/28 as a decimal is 4.29 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 92/28 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 92 in the numerator to get: 120/28. Now we will attempt to convert 120/28 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 120/28 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 120 by the denominator 28: 120 (numerator) Γ· 28 (denominator) = 4.29 And there you go! We got 4.29 as the answer when you convert 1 92/28 (or 120/28) to a decimal. Practice more problems! All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go: What is 1 53/30 as a decimal? What is 2 68/41 as a decimal? What is 3 11/43 as a decimal? What is 2 57/17 as a decimal?