Webmath.com: Doing math with fractionsOK, so there's a few steps to set up here in order to convert 1/3 into a decimal.
- First off, we'll interpret the fraction bar to mean "divided by." This means that 1/3 is the same as 1 divided by 3.
- Second, you have requested to see 5 decimal places in your answer, so we'll write the 1 as 1.00000 instead (a 1 with 5 zeros after the decimal point).
- Now, we'll just do what the fraction bar says: divide 1.00000 by 3:
And that's about it! 1/3 written as a decimal to 5 decimal places is 0.33333.
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