# What is 1 1/50 as a decimal?

Converting fractions to decimals is an essential skill. It bridges the gap between two numeric representations. In this guide, we will detail the process of converting the fraction 1 1/50 to a decimal.

You can select other fractional values to familiarize yourself with the conversion guide.

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## Understanding the Fraction: 1 1/50

A fraction is composed of two numbers: a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number). In the fraction 1 1/50: 1 is an integer, 1 is the numerator, and 50 is the denominator. The first step is to represent the mixed fraction as an improper fraction. Multiply the integer 1 by the denominator 50, and add the numerator 1: (1 × 50 + 1). To get the value of the fraction, the numerator of 51 is divided by the denominator of 50.

## Conversion formula (equation):

$1\frac{1}{50}=\frac{1 × 50 + 1}{50}=\frac{51}{50}=1.02$

## Solution:

$1\frac{1}{50}$ = 1.02

## What is a fraction?

A fraction is a mathematical expression of two parts: the numerator on top and the denominator below. It represents partial values, showcasing relationships or comparisons.

## What is a decimal?

A decimal is a numeral system with a point. This point divides the integer from its fractional part. It provides a straightforward way to express and work with values less than one.

### Conversion Steps:

To get the decimal of 1 1/50, follow these steps:

1. Step 1: Representing an improper fraction. Let's start by converting a mixed fraction to an improper fraction. To achieve this, we multiply the integer 1 by the denominator 50, and plus the numerator 1.
2. Step 2: Set up the division. Divide the numerator of 51 by the denominator of 50. This will look like the following: 51÷50.
3. Step 3: Divide. Perform the division. If using a calculator, simply divide 51 by 50. If doing it manually, apply division.
4. Step 4: Identify the decimal. The result of the division will be a decimal value. When 51 is divided by 50, the decimal obtained is 1.02.