What is 6 52/14 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 6 52/14 as a decimal is 9.71 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 52/14 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 52 in the numerator to get: 136/14. Now we will attempt to convert 136/14 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 136 by the denominator 14 (which you can enter in any calculator): 136 (numerator) ÷ 14 (denominator) = 9.71 And finally, you get 9.71 as your answer when you convert 6 52/14 (or 136/14) 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 6 57/15 as a decimal? What is 1 116/32 as a decimal? What is 1 105/42 as a decimal? What is 3 31/21 as a decimal?