What is 1 40/25 as a decimal?

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Solution: 1 40/25 as a decimal is 2.6MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 1 40/25 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 1 by 25 and add its product to 40 in the numerator to get: 65/25. Now we will attempt to convert 65/25 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 65/25 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 65 by the denominator 25:65 (numerator) Γ· 25 (denominator) = 2.6And there you go! We got 2.6 as the answer when you convert 1 40/25 (or 65/25) 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 32/36 as a decimal?What is 1 67/31 as a decimal?What is 2 115/15 as a decimal?What is 12 10/11 as a decimal?