What is 24 1/5 as a decimal?

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Solution: 24 1/5 as a decimal is 24.2 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 24 1/5 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 24 by 5 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 121/5. Now we will attempt to convert 121/5 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 121 by the denominator 5: 121 (numerator) Γ· 5 (denominator) = 24.2 As a result, you get 24.2 as your answer when you convert 24 1/5 (or 121/5) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 2 16/46 as a decimal? What is 16 48/4 as a decimal? What is 12 57/2 as a decimal? What is 1 108/40 as a decimal?