What is 1 8/126 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 8/126 as a decimal is 1.06MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 8/126 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 126 and add its product to 8 in the numerator to get: 134/126. Now we will attempt to convert 134/126 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 134/126 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 134 by the denominator 126:134 (numerator) Γ· 126 (denominator) = 1.06And there you go! We got 1.06 as the answer when you convert 1 8/126 (or 134/126) 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 2 8/31 as a decimal?What is 7 43/5 as a decimal?What is 2 116/12 as a decimal?What is 4 2/35 as a decimal?