What is 6 44/16 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 44/16 as a decimal is 8.75 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 44/16 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 16 and add its product to 44 in the numerator to get: 140/16. Now we will attempt to convert 140/16 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 140/16 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 140 by the denominator 16: 140 (numerator) Γ· 16 (denominator) = 8.75 And there you go! We got 8.75 as the answer when you convert 6 44/16 (or 140/16) 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 1 4/38 as a decimal? What is 11 105/2 as a decimal? What is 3 5/42 as a decimal? What is 3 1/50 as a decimal?