What is 11 56/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 11 56/6 as a decimal is 20.33 Methods First step – Making the fraction improper: The first step to changing 11 56/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 11 by 6 and add its product to 56 in the numerator to get: 122/6. Now we will attempt to convert 122/6 to a decimal using the following method: Explanation using the division method: One method to convert 122/6 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 122 by the denominator 6: 122 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 20.33 And there you go! We got 20.33 as the answer when you convert 11 56/6 (or 122/6) 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 3 18/27 as a decimal? What is 1 82/43 as a decimal? What is 3 9/46 as a decimal? What is 1 74/35 as a decimal?