What is 6 30/20 as a decimal?

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Solution: 6 30/20 as a decimal is 7.5 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 6 30/20 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 30 in the numerator to get: 150/20. Now we will attempt to convert 150/20 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 150/20 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 150 by the denominator 20: 150 (numerator) Γ· 20 (denominator) = 7.5 And there you go! We got 7.5 as the answer when you convert 6 30/20 (or 150/20) 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 2 78/23 as a decimal? What is 4 13/34 as a decimal? What is 2 34/12 as a decimal? What is 2 10/40 as a decimal?