What is 40 minutes in decimal?
Answer: 40 minutes in decimal is 0.666
Let's look into the division method to write 40 minutes in decimal.
Writing 40 minutes in decimal using the division method
Using the unitary method, we can say that 40 minutes = 2/3 hour
Here, the fraction is 1/4 which means we need to perform 2 ÷ 3
In this case, we need to divide 2 by 3
Hence, we try 20/3.
The answer to 20/3 is 6.66
But please note that we had divided the numerator earlier in order to make it legal. Hence, we also need to divide the answer by 100.
Thus, we can say that 2/3 as a decimal = 2/3 = 0.666
This gives the answer as 0.666. So, 40 minutes in decimal is 0.666
Irrespective of the methods used, the answer to 40 minutes in decimal will always remain the same.
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