Here you can find **2.891 as a fraction**, both as decimal fraction and in simplest form. We show you how to convert 2.891 to a fraction using the step by step instructions which can be found on our home page. There, you can also learn all about the others terms used in this article. If you have been looking for 2.891 in fraction form or 2.891 repeating as a fraction, then you are right here, too.

2.891 has 3 decimal places, so we put the decimal digits of 2.891, 891, over 1 followed by the number of zeroes equal to the number of decimal places, 3: 891 = 891/1000. We add 2 as 2000/1000 and get:

**decimal fraction**= 2891/1000

2891 is the nominator and 1000 is the denominator. We now check if the decimal fraction is already in the lowest terms by finding the greatest common factor of 2891 and 1000, know as gcf of 2891 and 1000.

The gcf(2891,1000) is 1, so we can conclude that 2891/1000 already is 2.891 as a fraction in simplest form. We write 2.891 as a fraction in simplest form as 2891/1000.

**2.891 as a fraction in its lowest terms is 2891/1000**

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## What is 2.891 as a Fraction

We have already answered *what is 2.891 as a fraction* above for the cases 2.891 as decimal fraction and 2.891 as a fraction in simplest form.

Yet, by multiplying the denominator and the nominator of 2.891 as a fraction in simplest form with all integers distinct from zero and one we can generate an infinite amount of fractions equivalent to 2891/1000, but not in lowest terms:

2891/1000 = $\frac{n\hspace{3px} x\hspace{3px} 2891}{n\hspace{3px} x\hspace{3px} 1000}$ $\hspace{3px} n \hspace{3px}\epsilon\hspace{3px}\mathbb{Z},\hspace{3px} n\neq 0$.

For example, with n = 2 we obtain 5782/2000 and with n = -3 we get 8673/3000:

5782/2000 = 8673/3000 = 2891/1000.

We can thus conclude that the question What is 2.891 as a fraction? does not have a single answer, but an indefinite amount of possibilities.

## 2.891 Repeating as a Fraction

To find out what is 2.891… as a fraction, identify the repeating sequence or pattern, known as reptend or repetend of 2.891 recurring.

The infinitely-repeated digit sequence of 2.891… can be indicated by three periods. For example, 2.89111… as a fraction (repeating 1, the last digit) = 2 401/450.

Alternatively, a vinculum, that is a horizontal line, can be drawn above the repetend of the fraction of 2.891. In addition, one can sometimes see the period enclosed in parentheses ().

Here, we use the overlined notation to denote 2.891 repeating as a fraction:

2.891 =2 401/450

2.891 =2 883/990

2.891 =2 33/37

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This brings us the end of our article. We are left with classifying 2.891 as rational number because in can be written as 2891/1000; 2891 and 1000 are integers.

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