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 3173 by the denominator 6960:
3173 (numerator) ÷ 6960 (denominator) = 0.46
As a result, you get 0.46 as your answer when you convert 3173/6960 to a decimal.