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What is 1 120/111 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 120/111 as a decimal is 2.08MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 120/111 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 111 and add its product to 120 in the numerator to get: 231/111. Now we will attempt to convert 231/111 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 231/111 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 231 by the denominator 111:231 (numerator) Γ· 111 (denominator) = 2.08And there you go! We got 2.08 as the answer when you convert 1 120/111 (or 231/111) 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 2 2/39 as a decimal?What is 2 28/44 as a decimal?What is 4 13/34 as a decimal?What is 9 67/8 as a decimal?