6 divided by 56
Understand the Problem
The question is asking us to perform a division operation where 6 is divided by 56. The expected result will be a fraction or a decimal.
Answer
The result is $\frac{3}{28}$ or approximately $0.1071$.
Answer for screen readers
The final result of dividing 6 by 56 is:
$$ \frac{3}{28} $$ or approximately $0.1071$.
Steps to Solve
- Set Up the Division Problem
We need to calculate the division of 6 by 56, which can be written as:
$$ \frac{6}{56} $$
- Simplify the Fraction
To simplify the fraction, we need to find the greatest common divisor (GCD) of 6 and 56. The GCD of 6 and 56 is 2. Now, we divide the numerator and the denominator by 2:
$$ \frac{6 \div 2}{56 \div 2} = \frac{3}{28} $$
- Convert to Decimal (if needed)
If we want to convert the fraction to a decimal, we can perform the division:
$$ 3 \div 28 \approx 0.1071 $$
The final result of dividing 6 by 56 is:
$$ \frac{3}{28} $$ or approximately $0.1071$.
More Information
The fraction $\frac{3}{28}$ cannot be simplified further, and the decimal 0.1071 rounds to four decimal places. Dividing smaller numbers by larger numbers often results in a fraction less than 1.
Tips
- Forgetting to simplify the fraction leading to an unnecessary complex form.
- Miscalculating the division in the decimal conversion.