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What is 6 3/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 3/4 as a decimal is 6.75MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 3/4 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 3 in the numerator to get: 27/4. Now we will attempt to convert 27/4 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 27 by the denominator 4:27 (numerator) Γ· 4 (denominator) = 6.75As a result, you get 6.75 as your answer when you convert 6 3/4 (or 27/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 3 1/47 as a decimal?What is 5 19/22 as a decimal?What is 3 53/20 as a decimal?What is 3 6/40 as a decimal?