# What is 276 1/200 as a decimal?

Today, we will walk you through how to convert 276 1/200 to a decimal. In this particular guide we’ll show how to use the division method, one of the easiest ways to convert a fraction to a decimal.

## Solution: 276 1/200 as a decimal is 276

Methods

### First step – Making the fraction improper:

The first step to changing 276 1/200 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 276 by 200 and add its product to 1 in the numerator to get: 55201/200. Now we will attempt to convert 55201/200 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 55201 by the denominator 200:

55201 (numerator) ÷ 200 (denominator) = 276

As a result, you get 276 as your answer when you convert 276 1/200 (or 55201/200) to a decimal.

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