A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 1254 by the denominator 6986:
1254 (numerator) ÷ 6986 (denominator) = 0.18
As a result, you get 0.18 as your answer when you convert 1254/6986 to a decimal.