What is 1 14/50 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 14/50 as a decimal is 1.28MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 14/50 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 50 and add its product to 14 in the numerator to get: 64/50. Now we will attempt to convert 64/50 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 64/50 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 64 by the denominator 50:64 (numerator) Γ· 50 (denominator) = 1.28And there you go! We got 1.28 as the answer when you convert 1 14/50 (or 64/50) 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 3 16/44 as a decimal?What is 2 73/20 as a decimal?What is 25 58/3 as a decimal?What is 13 2/11 as a decimal?