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# 16/3 as a Decimal

Here you can find 16/3 as a decimal, along with useful information regarding 16/3 in decimal form.

Fraction:
Decimal:
16/3

If you have been searching for 16 over 3 as a decimal, then you are right here, too.

16/3 as a decimal = 5.(3)

## 16/3 in Decimal Form

16/3 in decimal notation has unlimited decimal places. That is, 16/3 as decimal is a non-terminating, repeating decimal. The repeating pattern or sequence, known as repetend or reptend of 16/3 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 outermost digits of the repetend. Thus:

• 16/3 as a decimal = 5.3
• 16/3 in decimal form = [katex]5.\dot{3}[/katex]
• Sixteen thirds as a decimal = 5.(3)
• 16 over 3 as a decimal = 5.3…

Now that you know what is 16/3 as a decimal you can learn how to change 16/3 to a decimal number in the following section.

## Convert 16/3 to Decimal

To convert 16/3 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 16 by the denominator 3 using a calculator.

If you like, use our automatic calculator above. Just enter the fraction with a slash, e.g. 16/3.

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

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## What is 16/3 as a Decimal?

You already know the answer to what is 16/3 as a decimal. Sixteen thirds as a decimal equals 5.(3)

We have characterized 16/3 in base 10 positional notation above, so we are left with telling you the properties of 16/3:

• 16/3 is a simple fraction
• 16 is the nominator, above the slash
• 3 is the denominator, below the slash
• 16/3 is an improper fraction

Instead of a slash, the division symbol ÷, known as obelus, can be used to denote a fraction: For example: 16÷3 in decimal or 16÷3 as decimal.

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