# What is 2/3 of 8?

The multiplication of fractions starts with the multiplication of the given numerators, followed by the multiplication of the denominators.

## Answer: 2/3 of 8 is 16/3 or 5⅓.

Let us find 2/3 of 8.

**Explanation:**

We can write 2/3 of 8 as 2/3 × 8.

To multiply fractions, follow the given steps:

- Multiply the numerators.
- Multiply the denominators.
- Reduce the resultant fraction to its lowest terms.

Now,

2/3 × 8 = (2 × 8) / 3 = 16/3 = 5⅓

### Thus, 2/3 of 8 is 16/3 or 5⅓.

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