# How do you write 27/99 as a decimal?

Since there are 99 digits in the denominator, I believe the decimal has an infinitely repeating set of digits. A fraction written as a decimal is either terminating (has a fixed number of decimal places) or has a cycle of digits that repeat for ever.

Putting a bar over the relevant digits indicates the repeating portion. Therefore, I would choose to write this as:

99 is to be divided by a smaller number (do NOT use the word'smaller').

Thus far, we have:

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To write 27/99 as a decimal, divide 27 by 99 using long division. The result is 0.272727... or 0.27 (rounded to two decimal places).

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