What is 11 23/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 11 23/6 as a decimal is 14.83MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 11 23/6 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 23 in the numerator to get: 89/6. Now we will attempt to convert 89/6 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 89/6 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 89 by the denominator 6:89 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 14.83And there you go! We got 14.83 as the answer when you convert 11 23/6 (or 89/6) 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 7 6/20 as a decimal?What is 2 40/42 as a decimal?What is 1 95/26 as a decimal?What is 2 37/31 as a decimal?