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# What is 9/16 as a decimal?

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The decimal form of 9/16 is 0.5625, which can also be written as .5625 or rounded to .56. This can be computed either on a calculator or by hand, by dividing 9 by 16.

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To find the decimal form, first change the bottom number, 16, into the closest multiple of 10, which is 100. Next, determine the number used to multiply the original number of 16 by to arrive at the new denominator of 100. The answer is 6.25. Then take that number and multiply it by the top number, 9, for a total of 56.25. Last, move the decimal in 56.25 to the left according to the number of zeros in the bottom number, 100, which is two. Once the decimal is moved to the left twice, the final answer is 0.5625.

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As a decimal, the fraction 1/6 is equivalent to 0.1666, with the 6 repeating to infinity. To make it easier to write, one has the option of rounding the answer to 0.2, 0.17 or 0.167, for example.

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According to Fact Monster, two thirds as a decimal is 0.666 repeating (or 0.667 rounded) and as a percent is 66.6% repeating or 66.7%. To convert the two-thirds fraction to a decimal, simply divide the top number by the bottom number, or divide 2 by 3.

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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.