What is 5 5/6 in decimal form?
To start off, note that 5 5/6 is a mixed number, also known as a mixed fraction. It has a whole number and a fractional number. We have labeled the parts of the mixed number below so it is easier to follow along.
5 = Whole number
5 = Numerator
6 = Denominator
To get 5 5/6 in decimal form, we basically convert the mixed number to a fraction and then we divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator of the fraction. Here are the detailed math steps we use to convert 5 5/6 mixed number to decimal form:
Step 1: Multiply the whole number by the denominator:
5 × 6 = 30
Step 2: Add the product you got in Step 1 to the numerator:
30 + 5 = 35
Step 3: Divide the sum from Step 2 by the denominator:
35 ÷ 6 = 5.833333
That's it folks! The answer to 5 5/6 in decimal form is displayed below:
5 5/6 ≈ 5.83
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