# What is the decimal for 1/3?

The division of 1 by 3 results in a non-terminating decimal number.

## Answer: 0.333… is the decimal for 1/3.

Let us understand this with the long division shown below.

**Explanation:**

When there is no common factor between numerator and denominator except 1, the quotient of the division of two numbers is always a decimal number.