What is 142 102/74 as a decimal?

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Solution: 142 102/74 as a decimal is 143.38MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 142 102/74 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 142 by 74 and add its product to 102 in the numerator to get: 10610/74. Now we will attempt to convert 10610/74 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 10610 by the denominator 74:10610 (numerator) Γ· 74 (denominator) = 143.38As a result, you get 143.38 as your answer when you convert 142 102/74 (or 10610/74) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 51/12 as a decimal?What is 4 3/35 as a decimal?What is 2 3/47 as a decimal?What is 3 63/8 as a decimal?