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What is 1 2/105 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 2/105 as a decimal is 1.02MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 2/105 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 105 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 107/105. Now we will attempt to convert 107/105 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 107/105 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 107 by the denominator 105:107 (numerator) Γ· 105 (denominator) = 1.02And there you go! We got 1.02 as the answer when you convert 1 2/105 (or 107/105) 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 78/38 as a decimal?What is 19 23/6 as a decimal?What is 1 44/36 as a decimal?What is 16 56/3 as a decimal?