What is 144 107/53 as a decimal?

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Solution: 144 107/53 as a decimal is 146.02MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 144 107/53 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 144 by 53 and add its product to 107 in the numerator to get: 7739/53. Now we will attempt to convert 7739/53 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 7739/53 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 7739 by the denominator 53:7739 (numerator) Γ· 53 (denominator) = 146.02And there you go! We got 146.02 as the answer when you convert 144 107/53 (or 7739/53) 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 3/46 as a decimal?What is 2 61/29 as a decimal?What is 4 1/36 as a decimal?What is 14 10/9 as a decimal?