What is 6 35/14 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 6 35/14 as a decimal is 8.5 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 35/14 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 35 in the numerator to get: 119/14. Now we will attempt to convert 119/14 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 119/14 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 119 by the denominator 14: 119 (numerator) Γ· 14 (denominator) = 8.5 And there you go! We got 8.5 as the answer when you convert 6 35/14 (or 119/14) 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 5 58/9 as a decimal? What is 2 78/19 as a decimal? What is 1 55/41 as a decimal? What is 2 28/50 as a decimal?