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Q:
# What is 5 6/22 as a decimal?

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Solution: 5 6/22 as a decimal is 5.27
Methods
First step – Making the fraction improper:
The first step to changing 5 6/22 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 22 and add its product to 6 in the numerator to get: 116/22. Now we will attempt to convert 116/22 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 116 by the denominator 22:
116 (numerator) ÷ 22 (denominator) = 5.27
As a result, you get 5.27 as your answer when you convert 5 6/22 (or 116/22) to a decimal.
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