2.56 = ?

**What is 2.56 as a fraction?**

2.56 = 64/25.

**2.56 in fraction is 64/25.**

This decimal to fraction conversion provides the detailed information on what is 2.56 as a fraction and how it can be calculated.

**Calculation: 2.56 in Fraction**

2.56 = (?)

= (2.56/1) x (100/100)

= 256/100

= (64 x 4)/(25 x 4)

= 64/25

2.56 = 64/25

2.56 in fraction is 64/25

Step by step work for how to convert 2.56 in fraction form to understand the calculation.

step 1
__Input values:__

The decimal number = 2.56

__What to be found:__

What is 2.56 as a fraction in simplest form?

step 2 Write 2.56 as a simple fraction.

2.56/1

step 3
Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator.

Since the decimal 2.56 has 2 digits after the decimal point, multiply 100 with both numerator and denominator of 2.56/1 to make numerator as a whole number.

(2.56 x 100)/(1 x 100) = 256/100

step 4 Rewrite the numerator and denominator of the fraction 256/100 in the form of multiplication factors as like the below.

= (64 x 4)/(25 x 4)

step 5 To simplify the fraction, check and cancel the factors of 256 and 100 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other.

= (64 x 4)/(25 x 4)

256/100 = 64/25

Hence,

2.56 as a fraction is 64/25.