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What is 131 23/123 as a decimal?

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Solution: 131 23/123 as a decimal is 131.19MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 131 23/123 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 131 by 123 and add its product to 23 in the numerator to get: 16136/123. Now we will attempt to convert 16136/123 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 16136 by the denominator 123:16136 (numerator) Γ· 123 (denominator) = 131.19As a result, you get 131.19 as your answer when you convert 131 23/123 (or 16136/123) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 5/20 as a decimal?What is 2 55/47 as a decimal?What is 2 21/38 as a decimal?What is 1 33/37 as a decimal?