What is two thirds as a decimal?
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What is two thirds as a decimal?


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Two-thirds expressed as a decimal is 0.6, with a line over or under the six, indicating that the six repeats indefinitely, or as 0.666, which is accurate to three decimals. To convert a fraction to a decimal, divide the numerator, the top number, by the denominator, the bottom number.

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When divided as such, some fractions come out even and are called "terminating decimals." There are no repeating figures in terminating decimals. Other numbers, such as 2/3, are called "recurring decimals." When dividing 2/3, the division does not work out as an even number, so the six is repeated to infinity.

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