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What is 20 27/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 20 27/6 as a decimal is 24.5MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 20 27/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 20 by 6 and add its product to 27 in the numerator to get: 147/6. Now we will attempt to convert 147/6 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 147 by the denominator 6:147 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 24.5As a result, you get 24.5 as your answer when you convert 20 27/6 (or 147/6) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 4 4/32 as a decimal?What is 9 7/8 as a decimal?What is 1 59/36 as a decimal?What is 3 4/37 as a decimal?