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What is 1 49/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 49/14 as a decimal is 4.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 49/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 14 and add its product to 49 in the numerator to get: 63/14. Now we will attempt to convert 63/14 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 63 by the denominator 14:63 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 4.5As a result, you get 4.5 as your answer when you convert 1 49/14 (or 63/14) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 14 15/5 as a decimal?What is 4 24/22 as a decimal?What is 5 26/21 as a decimal?What is 6 12/23 as a decimal?