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What is 1 14/26 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 14/26 as a decimal is 1.54MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 14/26 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 26 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 40/26. Now we will attempt to convert 40/26 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 40 by the denominator 26:40 (numerator) Γ· 26 (denominator) = 1.54As a result, you get 1.54 as your answer when you convert 1 14/26 (or 40/26) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 46/29 as a decimal?What is 9 32/13 as a decimal?What is 1 72/31 as a decimal?What is 2 4/50 as a decimal?