What is 1 12/56 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 12/56 as a decimal is 1.21MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 12/56 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 56 and add its product to 12 in the numerator to get: 68/56. Now we will attempt to convert 68/56 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 68 by the denominator 56:68 (numerator) Γ· 56 (denominator) = 1.21As a result, you get 1.21 as your answer when you convert 1 12/56 (or 68/56) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 45/27 as a decimal?What is 1 2/46 as a decimal?What is 4 12/15 as a decimal?What is 14 4/9 as a decimal?