What is 1/1200 as a decimal?

What is 1/1200 as a decimal?

1/1200 is 0.000833333333333333 as a decimal

How to convert fractions as a decimal

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 1/1200 to decimal


  • Just divide the top of the fraction by the bottom, and read off the answer!
  • Example: Convert 1 1200 as a decimal?

    Divide 1 by 1200: 1 ÷ 1200 = 0.000833333333333333

    Answer: 1 1200 = 0.000833333333333333

    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 1/1200 meters into cms.

    As we know, 1 m = 100 cm

    1/1200 m = 1/1200 × (100) cm = 0.0833333333333333 cm OR 0.000833333333333333 meters

    Converting kgs to grams to understand decimals

    Converting 1/1200 kgs into grams

    As we know, 1 kg = 1000 grams

    1/1200 kg = 1/1200 × (1000) grams = 1 grams OR 0.000833333333333333 kgs

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