What is 1/120 as a decimal?

What is 1/120 as a decimal?

1/120 is 0.008333333333333333 as a decimal

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What Are Decimal?

As our numbering system is based on powers of 10 it is called decimal. In Latin Decem means 10. A decimal number is a number that consists of a whole number and a fractional part. Decimals use a system of numbers based on units of tens, which results in the spaces past the decimal point as tenths, hundredths, thousandths and so on.

Steps to convert 1/120 to decimal


  • Just divide the top of the fraction by the bottom, and read off the answer!
  • Example: Convert 1 120 as a decimal?

    Divide 1 by 120: 1 ÷ 120 = 0.008333333333333333

    Answer: 1 120 = 0.008333333333333333

    How to read a decimal?

    The simplest way to read decimals is to simply read the digits one by one. For example, 9.2 will be read as "nine point 2," 3.8 would be "three point eight," and so on.

    What is the purpose of the decimal point?

    In a decimal number, the decimal point separates the whole number from the fractional part of the decimal number.

    Converting meters to cms to understand decimals

    Converting 1/120 meters into cms.

    As we know, 1 m = 100 cm

    1/120 m = 1/120 × (100) cm = 0.8333333333333333 cm OR 0.008333333333333333 meters

    Converting kgs to grams to understand decimals

    Converting 1/120 kgs into grams

    As we know, 1 kg = 1000 grams

    1/120 kg = 1/120 × (1000) grams = 8 grams OR 0.008333333333333333 kgs

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