What is 1 52/98 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 52/98 as a decimal is 1.53MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 52/98 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 98 and add its product to 52 in the numerator to get: 150/98. Now we will attempt to convert 150/98 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 150/98 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 150 by the denominator 98:150 (numerator) Γ· 98 (denominator) = 1.53And there you go! We got 1.53 as the answer when you convert 1 52/98 (or 150/98) 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 3 69/15 as a decimal?What is 30 71/2 as a decimal?What is 3 54/32 as a decimal?What is 8 20/8 as a decimal?