Q:

What is 1 53/50 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

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Solution: 1 53/50 as a decimal is 2.06 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 1 53/50 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 50 and add its product to 53 in the numerator to get: 103/50. Now we will attempt to convert 103/50 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method: A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 103 by the denominator 50: 103 (numerator) Γ· 50 (denominator) = 2.06 As a result, you get 2.06 as your answer when you convert 1 53/50 (or 103/50) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 1 95/36 as a decimal? What is 4 6/27 as a decimal? What is 2 17/46 as a decimal? What is 12 9/7 as a decimal?