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What is 1 31/99 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 31/99 as a decimal is 1.31MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 31/99 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 99 and add its product to 31 in the numerator to get: 130/99. Now we will attempt to convert 130/99 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 130 by the denominator 99:130 (numerator) ÷ 99 (denominator) = 1.31As a result, you get 1.31 as your answer when you convert 1 31/99 (or 130/99) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 70/36 as a decimal?What is 1 68/44 as a decimal?What is 3 8/43 as a decimal?What is 3 36/21 as a decimal?