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What is 1 108/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 108/8 as a decimal is 14.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 108/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 8 and add its product to 108 in the numerator to get: 116/8. Now we will attempt to convert 116/8 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 116 by the denominator 8:116 (numerator) ÷ 8 (denominator) = 14.5As a result, you get 14.5 as your answer when you convert 1 108/8 (or 116/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 80/19 as a decimal?What is 2 32/46 as a decimal?What is 2 53/12 as a decimal?What is 13 6/10 as a decimal?