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What is 1 49/29 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 49/29 as a decimal is 2.69MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 49/29 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 29 and add its product to 49 in the numerator to get: 78/29. Now we will attempt to convert 78/29 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 78 by the denominator 29:78 (numerator) Γ· 29 (denominator) = 2.69As a result, you get 2.69 as your answer when you convert 1 49/29 (or 78/29) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 6/48 as a decimal?What is 1 57/36 as a decimal?What is 3 51/27 as a decimal?What is 49 2/3 as a decimal?