# What is 2/3 as a decimal?

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**What is $2/3$ as a decimal?

Fractions and decimals are two ways of representing numbers that are not whole numbers, such as parts of a whole or ratios between quantities. If you’re looking to convert the fraction $2/3$ to a decimal, you’re in luck - there are a couple of simple methods you can use to do so.

Solution: $2/3$ as a decimal is $0.667$

How to solve $2/3$ as a decimal using: Long Division

Step 1: Write the fraction $2/3$ as a division problem: $2/3$

Step 2: Perform long division.

Divide $2$ by $3$, and write the quotient (0) above the division bar and the remainder (2) below the 2. Bring down a 0 and add it to the remainder (2) to get 20. Divide 20 by 3 to get a quotient of 6 and a remainder of 2. Bring down another 0 and add it to the remainder (2) to get 20 again. Divide 20 by 3 to get a quotient of 6 and a remainder of 2. Repeat this process until you have the desired number of decimal places. In this case, we will continue until we have three decimal places.