What is 12 12/6 as a decimal?

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Solution: 12 12/6 as a decimal is 14MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 12 12/6 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 12 by 6 and add its product to 12 in the numerator to get: 84/6. Now we will attempt to convert 84/6 to a decimal using the following method:Explanation using the division method:One method to convert 84/6 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 84 by the denominator 6:84 (numerator) Γ· 6 (denominator) = 14And there you go! We got 14 as the answer when you convert 12 12/6 (or 84/6) 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 17 9/7 as a decimal?What is 6 4/24 as a decimal?What is 4 6/36 as a decimal?What is 4 5/35 as a decimal?