What is 6 4/23 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 4/23 as a decimal is 6.17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 4/23 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 4 in the numerator to get: 142/23. Now we will attempt to convert 142/23 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 142 by the denominator 23:142 (numerator) Γ· 23 (denominator) = 6.17As a result, you get 6.17 as your answer when you convert 6 4/23 (or 142/23) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 2 6/42 as a decimal?What is 8 6/17 as a decimal?What is 1 85/31 as a decimal?What is 13 37/7 as a decimal?