What is 124 88/137 as a decimal?

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Solution: 124 88/137 as a decimal is 124.64MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 124 88/137 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 124 by 137 and add its product to 88 in the numerator to get: 17076/137. Now we will attempt to convert 17076/137 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 17076/137 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 17076 by the denominator 137:17076 (numerator) Γ· 137 (denominator) = 124.64And there you go! We got 124.64 as the answer when you convert 124 88/137 (or 17076/137) 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 3 39/31 as a decimal?What is 7 10/20 as a decimal?What is 49 1/3 as a decimal?What is 2 51/49 as a decimal?