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What is 7 1/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 7 1/20 as a decimal is 7.05 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 7 1/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 7 by 20 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 141/20. Now we will attempt to convert 141/20 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 141/20 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 141 by the denominator 20: 141 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 7.05 And there you go! We got 7.05 as the answer when you convert 7 1/20 (or 141/20) 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 1 64/32 as a decimal? What is 1 54/24 as a decimal? What is 14 35/6 as a decimal? What is 5 3/23 as a decimal?