24.6 as a Fraction

24.6 as a fraction equals 246/10 or 123/5.

Scroll down for detailed steps on how to convert 24.6 into a fraction.
Write 24.6 as  
24.6/1

Multiply both the numerator and denominator by 10 for each digit after the decimal point.

24.6/1
  =  
24.6 x 10/1 x 10
  =  
246/10


In order to reduce the fraction find the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for 246 and 10. Keep in mind a factor is just a number that divides into another number without any remainder.


The factors of 246 are: 1  2  3  6  41  82  123  246 
The factors of 10 are: 1  2  5  10 
The Greatest Common Factor (GCF) for both 246 and 10 is: 2

Now to reduce the fraction we divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCF value.

246/10
  =  
246 ÷ 2/10 ÷ 2
  =  
123/5


As a side note the whole number-integral part is: 24
The decimal part is: .6 = 6/10
Full simple fraction breakdown: 2460/100
= 246/10
= 123/5

Scroll down to customize the precision point enabling 24.6 to be broken down to a specific number of digits.

The page also includes a pie chart representation of 24.6 in fraction form, the different types of fractions, and what type of fraction 24.6 is when converted.


Fraction 24 6/10 graphically represented in a pie chart

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Level of Precision for 24.6 as a Fraction

The level of precision are the number of digits to round to. Select a lower precision point below to break decimal 24.6 down further in fraction form. The default precision point is 5. If the last trailing digit is "5" you can use the "round half up" and "round half down" options to round that digit up or down when you change the precision point.

For example 0.875 with a precision point of 2 rounded half up = 88/100, rounded half down = 87/100.


select a precision point:


2460000/100000
= 246000/10000
= 24600/1000
= 2460/100
= 246/10
= 123/5

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Numerator & Denominator for 24.6 as Fraction

24.6 = 24 6/10
numerator/denominator = 6/10


Is 24 6/10 a Mixed, Whole Number or Proper fraction?

A mixed number is made up of a whole number (whole numbers have no fractional or decimal part) and a proper fraction part (a fraction where the numerator (the top number) is less than the denominator (the bottom number). In this case the whole number value is 24 and the proper fraction value is 6/10.


Can all decimals be converted into a fraction?

Not all decimals can be converted into a fraction. There are 3 basic types which include:

Terminating decimals have a limited number of digits after the decimal point.

Example: 9060.3423 = 9060 3423/10000

Recurring decimals have one or more repeating numbers after the decimal point which continue on infinitely.

Example: 288.3333 = 288 3333/10000 = 333/1000 = 33/100 = 1/3 (rounded)

Irrational decimals go on forever and never form a repeating pattern. This type of decimal cannot be expressed as a fraction.

Example: 0.153548474.....



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24.6 as a fraction equals 246/10 or 123/5.


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