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What is 1 2/128 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 2/128 as a decimal is 1.02MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 2/128 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 128 and add its product to 2 in the numerator to get: 130/128. Now we will attempt to convert 130/128 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 130 by the denominator 128 (which you can enter in any calculator):130 (numerator) ÷ 128 (denominator) = 1.02And finally, you get 1.02 as your answer when you convert 1 2/128 (or 130/128) 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 4 4/36 as a decimal?What is 8 19/16 as a decimal?What is 1 31/21 as a decimal?What is 3 13/40 as a decimal?