How to turn mixed numbers into decimals? For example 1/20

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  • To convert a mixed number into decimals using this example.
     1/20 converted to a decimal is 1 divided by 20
    [tex]1/20=.05 [/tex]
    you divide the numerator by the denominator
  • technically 1/20 in not a mixed number but if you did have a mixed number first you would convert it into an improper fraction for example 7 1/4 you would change it to 29/4 then you would divide 29 by 4 your answer to that would be 7.25 (also 1/20 as a decimal would be 0.05