# What is 142 divided by 18?

Dec 12, 2016

$\frac{71}{9}$ as a fraction, $7.89$ as a decimal $\left(3 s . f .\right)$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{142}{18}$

divide by 2:

$\frac{71}{9}$

since $71$ is not divisible by $3$, $\frac{71}{9}$ is the simplest form of the number.

to find the decimal you would need a calculator.

this gives you $7.89 \left(3 s . f .\right)$