Definition of

**two**-**thirds**rule. : a political principle requiring that**two thirds**rather than a simple majority of the members of a politically organized group must concur in order to exercise the power to make decisions binding upon the whole group — compare majority rule.Similarly, it is asked, how do you calculate 2 3 of a number?

Change two-thirds to a decimal and then multiply the decimal and your number. To convert

**2**/**3**to decimal, divide the numerator by the denominator:**2**/**3**= 0.66666 7, which you can round to 0.67. For example, to find**2**/**3**of 21: 0.67 * 21 = 14.07.What is one third of 100000?

Damage Award or Settlement | Contingency Fee the Law Allows | 33 ^{1}/_{3}% Contingency Fee |
---|---|---|

$ 100,000 | $ 33,333 | $ 33,333 |

$ 500,000 | $ 150,000 | $ 166,667 |

$ 1,000,000 | $ 250,000 | $ 333,333 |

$ 5,000,000 | $ 660,000 | $ 1,666,667 |