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What is 6 20/7 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 20/7 as a decimal is 8.86MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 20/7 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 7 and add its product to 20 in the numerator to get: 62/7. Now we will attempt to convert 62/7 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 62 by the denominator 7:62 (numerator) Γ· 7 (denominator) = 8.86As a result, you get 8.86 as your answer when you convert 6 20/7 (or 62/7) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 80/35 as a decimal?What is 3 37/5 as a decimal?What is 70 4/2 as a decimal?What is 8 36/4 as a decimal?