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What is 6 29/17 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 29/17 as a decimal is 7.71MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 29/17 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 17 and add its product to 29 in the numerator to get: 131/17. Now we will attempt to convert 131/17 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 131 by the denominator 17:131 (numerator) Γ· 17 (denominator) = 7.71As a result, you get 7.71 as your answer when you convert 6 29/17 (or 131/17) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 18/26 as a decimal?What is 4 66/18 as a decimal?What is 3 8/46 as a decimal?What is 1 126/22 as a decimal?