What is 1 99/50 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 99/50 as a decimal is 2.98MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 99/50 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 50 and add its product to 99 in the numerator to get: 149/50. Now we will attempt to convert 149/50 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 149/50 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 149 by the denominator 50:149 (numerator) Γ· 50 (denominator) = 2.98And there you go! We got 2.98 as the answer when you convert 1 99/50 (or 149/50) 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 8 4/10 as a decimal?What is 1 101/42 as a decimal?What is 12 8/7 as a decimal?What is 3 54/13 as a decimal?