What is 6 79/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 79/8 as a decimal is 15.88MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 6 79/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 6 by 8 and add its product to 79 in the numerator to get: 127/8. Now we will attempt to convert 127/8 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 127 by the denominator 8:127 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 15.88As a result, you get 15.88 as your answer when you convert 6 79/8 (or 127/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 7 32/12 as a decimal?What is 2 25/46 as a decimal?What is 12 5/9 as a decimal?What is 3 18/44 as a decimal?