What is 1 8/48 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 8/48 as a decimal is 1.17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 8/48 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 48 and add its product to 8 in the numerator to get: 56/48. Now we will attempt to convert 56/48 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 56 by the denominator 48 (which you can enter in any calculator):56 (numerator) ÷ 48 (denominator) = 1.17And finally, you get 1.17 as your answer when you convert 1 8/48 (or 56/48) to a decimal. Practice more conversion problemsAll 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 47/46 as a decimal?What is 5 11/22 as a decimal?What is 5 1/30 as a decimal?What is 4 31/29 as a decimal?