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What is 6 87/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 87/4 as a decimal is 27.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 87/4 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 4 and add its product to 87 in the numerator to get: 111/4. Now we will attempt to convert 111/4 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 111 by the denominator 4:111 (numerator) ÷ 4 (denominator) = 27.75As a result, you get 27.75 as your answer when you convert 6 87/4 (or 111/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 8 31/14 as a decimal?What is 4 29/25 as a decimal?What is 3 45/30 as a decimal?What is 3 6/35 as a decimal?