What is 6 62/8 as a decimal?

Accepted Solution

Solution: 6 62/8 as a decimal is 13.75 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 62/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 8 and add its product to 62 in the numerator to get: 110/8. Now we will attempt to convert 110/8 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 110 by the denominator 8 (which you can enter in any calculator): 110 (numerator) ÷ 8 (denominator) = 13.75 And finally, you get 13.75 as your answer when you convert 6 62/8 (or 110/8) 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 4 10/27 as a decimal? What is 67 8/2 as a decimal? What is 9 31/8 as a decimal? What is 2 19/26 as a decimal?