# What is 1/7 as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point.

## Answer: 1/7 as a decimal is 0.143

Let us understand the division method to write 1/7 as a decimal.

**Explanation: **

To convert any fraction to its decimal form, we just need to divide the numerator by the denominator.

Here, the fraction is 1/7 which means we need to divide 1 by 7 (1 ÷ 7)

This gives the answer as 0.14285714... which can be rounded off and written as 0.143. So, 1/7 as a decimal is 0.143

Irrespective of the methods used, the answer to 1/7 as a decimal will always remain the same.

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