What is 1 90/53 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 90/53 as a decimal is 2.7MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 90/53 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 53 and add its product to 90 in the numerator to get: 143/53. Now we will attempt to convert 143/53 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 143/53 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 143 by the denominator 53:143 (numerator) Γ· 53 (denominator) = 2.7And there you go! We got 2.7 as the answer when you convert 1 90/53 (or 143/53) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All it takes to be better at something is some practice! Take a look at some more similar problems on converting fractions to decimals and give them a go:What is 1 86/40 as a decimal?What is 1 68/35 as a decimal?What is 3 36/27 as a decimal?What is 3 33/33 as a decimal?