What is 16 52/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 16 52/6 as a decimal is 24.67MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 16 52/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 16 by 6 and add its product to 52 in the numerator to get: 148/6. Now we will attempt to convert 148/6 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 148/6 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 148 by the denominator 6:148 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 24.67And there you go! We got 24.67 as the answer when you convert 16 52/6 (or 148/6) 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 27 19/4 as a decimal?What is 1 66/37 as a decimal?What is 6 10/21 as a decimal?What is 1 62/27 as a decimal?