What is 1 42/19 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 42/19 as a decimal is 3.21MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 42/19 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 19 and add its product to 42 in the numerator to get: 61/19. Now we will attempt to convert 61/19 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 61 by the denominator 19:61 (numerator) Γ· 19 (denominator) = 3.21As a result, you get 3.21 as your answer when you convert 1 42/19 (or 61/19) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 24/39 as a decimal?What is 1 30/29 as a decimal?What is 5 10/27 as a decimal?What is 5 8/26 as a decimal?