2.6666666 as a fraction

What is 2.6666666 as a fraction?

Numbers can be represented in a multitude of ways, from decimals, to percentages to fractions. In this article "2.6666666 as a fraction", we will demonstrate how you can convert a decimal number to a fraction and soon you’ll be a pro at it, too!

Solution: 2.6666666 as a fraction is 8/3

Converting 2.6666666 to a fraction, Step-by-Step

Solution:2.6666666 as a fraction is 8/3

Step 1:

The first step to converting 2.6666666 to a fraction is to re-write 2.6666666 in the form p/q where p and q are both positive integers. To start with, 2.6666666 can be written as simply 2.6666666/1 to technically be written as a fraction.

Step 2:

Next, we will count the number of fractional digits after the decimal point in 2.6666666, which in this case is 7. For however many digits after the decimal point there are, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 2.6666666/1 each by 10 to the power of that many digits. So, in this case, we will multiply the numerator and denominator of 2.6666666/1 each by 10000000:

26666666/10 / 10000000/10 = 26666666 / 10000000

Step 3:

Now the last step is to simplify the fraction (if possible) by finding similar factors and cancelling them out, which leads to the following answer for 2.6666666 as a fraction:

8/3 / 1

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