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. Convert some more fractions to decimals! Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals: What is 3 71/20 as a decimal? What is 2 71/35 as a decimal? What is 3 2/49 as a decimal? What is 3 86/17 as a decimal?