Q:

What is 1 60/43 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 60/43 as a decimal is 2.4MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 60/43 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 43 and add its product to 60 in the numerator to get: 103/43. Now we will attempt to convert 103/43 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 43:103 (numerator) Γ· 43 (denominator) = 2.4As a result, you get 2.4 as your answer when you convert 1 60/43 (or 103/43) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 28 7/5 as a decimal?What is 2 25/48 as a decimal?What is 3 10/42 as a decimal?What is 1 35/36 as a decimal?