Name: Cheryl Wendlandt
There are two ways you can solve this problem. The first is to express the five sixths as a decimal. To do this divide 6 into 5 to get 0.8333... so
Thus one and five sixths is
The second way to approach the problem is to add 1 and 5/6 before making the change to decimal form. So
where I divided 11 by 6 to get 1.8333...