# What is ⅓ 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: ⅓ in decimal form is 0.3...

Let's look into the evaluation of ⅓

**Explanation:**

⅓ can be read as 1 over 3 or 1 divided by 3 .

The decimal form of 1/3 is given by dividing 1 by 3.

1 divided by 3 is 0.3...

The quotient is non -terminating as the digit 3 after the decimal point is repeating

1/3 = 0.333333..

It is called non -terminating recurring decimal number