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What is 17 19/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 17 19/6 as a decimal is 20.17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 17 19/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 17 by 6 and add its product to 19 in the numerator to get: 121/6. Now we will attempt to convert 121/6 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 121 by the denominator 6:121 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 20.17As a result, you get 20.17 as your answer when you convert 17 19/6 (or 121/6) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 36/23 as a decimal?What is 5 13/26 as a decimal?What is 7 61/8 as a decimal?What is 3 20/43 as a decimal?