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What is 1 60/27 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 60/27 as a decimal is 3.22MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 60/27 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 27 and add its product to 60 in the numerator to get: 87/27. Now we will attempt to convert 87/27 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 87 by the denominator 27:87 (numerator) Γ· 27 (denominator) = 3.22As a result, you get 3.22 as your answer when you convert 1 60/27 (or 87/27) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 55/42 as a decimal?What is 9 5/16 as a decimal?What is 5 38/22 as a decimal?What is 42 18/3 as a decimal?