What is 1 16/36 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 16/36 as a decimal is 1.44MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 16/36 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 36 and add its product to 16 in the numerator to get: 52/36. Now we will attempt to convert 52/36 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 52 by the denominator 36:52 (numerator) Γ· 36 (denominator) = 1.44As a result, you get 1.44 as your answer when you convert 1 16/36 (or 52/36) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 1 17/47 as a decimal?What is 4 8/30 as a decimal?What is 4 23/22 as a decimal?What is 1 108/37 as a decimal?