3 5/6 as an improper fraction is 23/6. To find the number of sixths in such,multiply it by 6/1....23/6*6/1 will give us 23...maybe.the answer then is 23.

One sixth described in numbers is 1/6. Six divided by six equals one, and we can display that with numbers as well: 6/6=1. If 6/6=1, then 12/6=2, 18/6=3, and 23/6=3 and 5/6. Therefore, there are 23 sixths in 3 and 5/6. Another way to figure it out is to multiply the denominator (6) by the whole number (3). This gives you 18. Then, add the numerator (5), and that will give you 23.