What is 1 34/60 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 34/60 as a decimal is 1.57MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 34/60 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 60 and add its product to 34 in the numerator to get: 94/60. Now we will attempt to convert 94/60 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 94/60 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 94 by the denominator 60:94 (numerator) Γ· 60 (denominator) = 1.57And there you go! We got 1.57 as the answer when you convert 1 34/60 (or 94/60) 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 95/47 as a decimal?What is 20 38/5 as a decimal?What is 1 14/37 as a decimal?What is 2 44/49 as a decimal?