What is 2/9 as a decimal?

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What is 2/9 as a decimal?

2/9 as a decimal is 0.2222…

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The fraction $$\frac29$$ is written in decimal form on the right side.

  • To convert the fraction to its decimal form, just divide the numerator by the denominator.
  • The numerator of the fraction is the number at the top of the fraction and the denominator is the number at the bottom of the fraction.
  • The numerator of the fraction is the dividend and the denominator is the divisor.

Let’s see how we can carry out this division.

2/9 as a decimal

Here we can see that at each step the remainder 2 is repeated.

In a division, when the remainder is repeated, it means the answer is a repeating decimal.
A repeating decimal is a decimal in which the digits repeat in a sequence.

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We can see that 2 is repeated, hence the decimal form of the fraction is 0.2222….
We can also write this as which means that 2 is repeated.

Remember

Here are some common terms you should be familiar with.

  • In the fraction  $$\frac29$$, the number 2 is the dividend (our numerator)
  • The number 9 is our divisor (our denominator).

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