What is 6 40/14 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 40/14 as a decimal is 8.86MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 40/14 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 14 and add its product to 40 in the numerator to get: 124/14. Now we will attempt to convert 124/14 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 124/14 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 124 by the denominator 14:124 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 8.86And there you go! We got 8.86 as the answer when you convert 6 40/14 (or 124/14) 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 4 3/32 as a decimal?What is 7 20/18 as a decimal?What is 3 25/39 as a decimal?What is 6 1/25 as a decimal?