What is 1 69/40 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 69/40 as a decimal is 2.73MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 69/40 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 40 and add its product to 69 in the numerator to get: 109/40. Now we will attempt to convert 109/40 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 109 by the denominator 40:109 (numerator) Γ· 40 (denominator) = 2.73As a result, you get 2.73 as your answer when you convert 1 69/40 (or 109/40) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 36/34 as a decimal?What is 50 1/3 as a decimal?What is 16 32/7 as a decimal?What is 5 26/23 as a decimal?