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What is 1 39/21 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 39/21 as a decimal is 2.86MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 39/21 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 21 and add its product to 39 in the numerator to get: 60/21. Now we will attempt to convert 60/21 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 60 by the denominator 21:60 (numerator) Γ· 21 (denominator) = 2.86As a result, you get 2.86 as your answer when you convert 1 39/21 (or 60/21) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 14/42 as a decimal?What is 4 3/27 as a decimal?What is 2 39/25 as a decimal?What is 1 41/30 as a decimal?