# What is 1.2 divided by 24?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

We have

#1.2-:24#

Which can be expressed as a fraction:

#1.2/24#

Firstly, we should try go get rid of the decimal. To do this, multiply the fraction by

#1.2/24xx10/10=12/240#

Now, realize that

#12/240=12/(12xx20)#

The

#color(red)(cancel(color(black)(12)))/(color(red)(cancel(color(black)(12)))xx20)=color(blue)(1/20#