What is 53 and 1/3 as a decimal and please show how to turn it into a decimal

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Well, First I would like to explain how to convert a mixed number or fraction into a decimal. 1. First if it's a mixed number change it into an improper fraction. 2. After that divide the numerator by the denominator. 3. Your finished as simple as that. NOW FOR THE ACTUAL ANSWER well I turned 53 1/3 into an improper fraction which came out to be 160/3. After the division the decimal came to be 53.3333(etc) I did it in the calculator and everything so I'm almost positive I did this correctly haha) I hope I helped. And I really enjoyed answering this since I knew you weren't just looking for an answer but for the reason behind it and how to do it hahah.

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