What is 6 5/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 5/20 as a decimal is 6.25MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 5/20 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 5 in the numerator to get: 125/20. Now we will attempt to convert 125/20 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 125/20 to a decimal is by using the division method. Before we move ahead to the method, here is a quick recap on fractions: A fraction is a number representation that is broken down into two parts - the number on top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. To get a decimal using the division method, simply divide the numerator 125 by the denominator 20:125 (numerator) ÷ 20 (denominator) = 6.25And there you go! We got 6.25 as the answer when you convert 6 5/20 (or 125/20) to a decimal.Practice more problems!All 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 1 109/41 as a decimal?What is 4 1/36 as a decimal?What is 2 58/29 as a decimal?What is 7 39/12 as a decimal?