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What is 6 38/4 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 38/4 as a decimal is 15.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 38/4 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 38 in the numerator to get: 62/4. Now we will attempt to convert 62/4 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 62 by the denominator 4:62 (numerator) ÷ 4 (denominator) = 15.5As a result, you get 15.5 as your answer when you convert 6 38/4 (or 62/4) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 15/19 as a decimal?What is 24 101/2 as a decimal?What is 3 41/33 as a decimal?What is 1 109/34 as a decimal?