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42 6/7 as a Decimal

Here you can find 42 6/7 as a decimal.

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42 6/7 = 42.(857142)

Additional Information

42 6/7 in decimal notation has unlimited decimal places, that means it is a non-terminating, repeating decimal.

The repeating pattern or sequence, known as repetend or reptend of 42 6/7 as decimal, can be written with a vinculum, that is overlined, as an ellipsis using three dots …, in parentheses (), or with or with a dot above the digits of the repetend.

Thus:

  • 42 6/7 in decimal form = 42.857142
  • Forty-two and six sevenths as a decimal = 42.(857142)
  • 42 and 6 over 7 as a decimal = 42.857142…

Learn how to change 42 6/7 to a decimal number in the following section.

In addition, you can read up on the properties of 42 6/7.

Convert 42 6/7 to Decimal

To change the fraction to decimal you can use the long division method explained in our article fraction to decimal, which you can find in the header menu.

Or you can divide the nominator 300 ([42×7]+6) by the denominator 7 using a calculator.

If you like, use our automatic calculator above. Just enter the fraction with a slash, e.g. 42 6/7.

If the result includes a repeating sequence, then it will be denoted in ().

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Ahead is more information on 42 6/7 written in base 10 numeral system.

What is 42 6/7 as a Decimal?

You already know the answer to this question: Forty-two and six sevenths as a decimal equals 42.(857142)

We have characterized 42 6/7 in base 10 positional notation above, so we are left with telling you the properties of 42 6/7:

  • 42 6/7 is a mixed fraction
  • 42 is the whole-number part
  • 6 is the nominator, above the slash
  • 7 is the denominator, below the slash
  • 42 6/7 can be changed to the improper fraction 300/7

Instead of a slash, the division symbol ÷, known as obelus, can be used to denote a fraction:

For example: 42 6÷7 in decimal.

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– Article written by Mark