What is 4/7 as a Decimal?

Are you trying to figure out how to write 4/7 in the form of a decimal?

Solution: 4/7 as a decimal is 0.571429

Follow along to see how to convert fractions like this to decimal form.

How to Convert 4/7 to Decimal

To convert 4/7 to a decimal, you need to use the division method. Here is the formula:

4/7 = 4 ÷ 7 = 0.57142857142857

To use the division method to express 4/7 as a decimal, divide the fraction's numerator (4) by the denominator (7), which is equal to 0.571429.

4/7 is a Repeating Decimal

This formula results in a repeating decimal, which can be more cleanly expressed using a line (called a vinculum) over the repeating part.

Thus, 4/7 expressed as a repeating decimal is 0.571428 with a vinculum over the repeating portion of the number.

You can use a similar method to write 4/7 as a percentage.

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