# Decimal Point

## Decimal Point

Symbol used to separate the integer part from the decimal part of a real number written in decimal notation.

### Examples

• The decimal form of the number 15 $$\frac{3}{4}$$ is 15.75.
The integer part is 15 and the decimal part is 75.
• The decimal form of the number $$\frac{7}{3}$$ is 2.333 333 …
The integer part is 2 and the decimal part is 333 333 …