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Q:
# What is 42/86 as a decimal?

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Solution: 42/86 as a decimal is 0.49
Methods
Explanation using the division method:
One method to convert 42/86 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 42 by the denominator 86:
42 (numerator) Γ· 86 (denominator) = 0.49
And there you go! We got 0.49 as the answer when you convert 42/86 to a decimal.
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