# What is 2.4 as a Fraction?

The word Fraction is derived from the Latin word “fractio,” which means 'to break.'

## Answer: 2.4 as a fraction is 24/10 which can be reduced to 12/5

Let's convert 2.4 into a fraction.

**Explanation:**

To convert a decimal into a fraction, one has to place the decimal number over its place value.

We can write 2.4 decimal number in a fractional form as 2.4/1

Now to convert it into a fraction, we can multiply and divide the 2.4 by 10, resulting in,

2.4/1 × 10/10 = 24/10 and it can be further reduced to 12/5