What is 6 10/23 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 6 10/23 as a decimal is 6.43 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 10/23 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 10 in the numerator to get: 148/23. Now we will attempt to convert 148/23 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: A fraction is usually split into two parts: the first part is the number on top, called the numerator; and the second part is the number on the bottom, called the denominator. These are both separated by a line called the “divisor line”. We can use the division method help to solve this question: to get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 148 by the denominator 23 (which you can enter in any calculator): 148 (numerator) ÷ 23 (denominator) = 6.43 And finally, you get 6.43 as your answer when you convert 6 10/23 (or 148/23) to a decimal. Practice more conversion 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 5 8/11 as a decimal? What is 1 2/17 as a decimal? What is 1 71/15 as a decimal? What is 9 2/16 as a decimal?