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# What is two-thirds as a decimal and a percent?

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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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To convert the decimal to the percentage, multiply the decimal by 100 and add a percentage sign. The easiest way to do this is to move the decimal point 2 places to the right. Doing so converts 0.667 to 66.7%.

Other common fraction to decimal and percentage conversions include one-fourth to 0.25 and 25%, one-third to 0.333 and 33.3% and one-half to 0.50 and 50%.

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In percent form, two-thirds is 66.67 percent. To determine this, one divides two by three with a calculator to find 0.66666. To find this fraction in percent form, one has to multiply 0.66666 by 100 to find the answer 66.666 percent, which can be rounded 66.666 to the nearest hundredth to arrive at 66.67 percent.

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The number two and one tenth as a decimal in standard form is written as 2.1 times 10 to the zeroth power. Raising a number to the zeroth power returns the number one, so the number above is equal to 2.1 times one, or simply 2.1.

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It takes three-thirds to make a whole unit. As a fraction, three-thirds is written as 3/3, which literally means three divided by three, which is then simplified as one. A fraction is a part of a whole, and a whole is equivalent to the figure one.