What is 6 10/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 10/20 as a decimal is 6.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 10/20 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 20 and add its product to 10 in the numerator to get: 130/20. Now we will attempt to convert 130/20 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 130 by the denominator 20 (which you can enter in any calculator):130 (numerator) ÷ 20 (denominator) = 6.5And finally, you get 6.5 as your answer when you convert 6 10/20 (or 130/20) to a decimal. Practice more conversion problemsAll 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 8 6/18 as a decimal?What is 9 58/9 as a decimal?What is 4 1/37 as a decimal?What is 3 27/39 as a decimal?