Fractions and Decimals
Fractions and decimals are kinds of numbers we can use to show a part of a whole number. For example, if you eat 1/2 of a cake, you have only eaten part of the cake, not the whole thing. This is the same with decimals. If you have $0.25, you have less than one whole dollar.
What is 2.6 as a Fraction?
2.6 is a fraction that has a numerator of 2 and denominator of 6. This means that 2.6 can be divided into 6 equal pieces, with 2 pieces left over.
It can also be expressed as 26/100 or 0.026.