What is 2/3 as a decimal?
This is one of the top questions in math! The
Let’s review and look more in detail at how we get
- Step 1: Take a look at your fraction
- Step 2: We need to divide the numerator by the denominator which is 2 by 3.
- Step 3: We need to carry out a long division.
The answer is .666 repeating. Since this is repeating and not ending, we note this with a line on top. Since this is a common fraction you will work with, it’s worth memorizing
Here are some common terms you should be familiar with.
- In the fraction
, the number 2 is the dividend (our numerator)
- The number 3 is our divisor (our denominator).
Want to practice?
In the fraction 2/3 , the number 2 is
In the fraction 2/3 , the number 3 is
What is the equivalent fraction to 2/3?