# What is 2/7 as a Decimal?

Are you trying to figure out how to write 2/7 in the form of a decimal?

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

## How to Convert 2/7 to Decimal

To convert 2/7 to a decimal, you need to use the division method. Here is the formula:

2/7 = 2 ÷ 7 = 0.28571428571429

To use the division method to express 2/7 as a decimal, divide the fraction's numerator (2) by the denominator (7), which is equal to 0.285714.

## 2/7 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, 2/7 expressed as a repeating decimal is **0.285714** with a vinculum over the repeating portion of the number.

You can use a similar method to write 2/7 as a percentage.

## Convert Another Fraction to Decimal

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