What is 6 6/23 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 6 6/23 as a decimal is 6.26 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 6/23 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 23 and add its product to 6 in the numerator to get: 144/23. Now we will attempt to convert 144/23 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 144 by the denominator 23: 144 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 6.26 As a result, you get 6.26 as your answer when you convert 6 6/23 (or 144/23) to a decimal. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 12 48/4 as a decimal? What is 1 90/15 as a decimal? What is 3 2/41 as a decimal? What is 2 71/31 as a decimal?