What is 1/42 as a decimal?


What is 1/42 as a decimal?

1/42 = 0.0238


How to convert 1/42 to a decimal

Converting fractions to decimals is easier than it sounds. The / symbol between the numerator and denominator of a fraction can also be read as "divided by". In other words, the fraction $$\frac{1}{42}$$ can also be thought of as 1 divided by 42. To turn this decimal into a fraction, we just need to calculate 1 divided by 42. This can be done easily on a calculator: $$ 1 \div 42 = 0.0238 $$ In this case, we have rounded our solution to 4 decimal places. We care therefore say that $$\frac{1}{42} =0.0238 $$


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