 # Continued Fraction for 2/8

Express 2/8 as a continued fraction

In decimal terms, = 0.25
Start NumberInteger NumberDecimal Portion = Start - IntegerReciprocal =1 ÷ Decimal Portion
0.2500.254
440

We stop when the difference portion = 0, and use the Integer Column for our representation:
Our continued fraction representation is: [0; 4]

Our continued fraction representation is: [0; 4]

### How does the Continued Fraction Calculator work?

Shows the continued fraction for a fraction
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### What 2 formulas are used for the Continued Fraction Calculator?

1. Decimal Portion = Start - Integer
2. Reciprocal = 1 / Decimal Portion

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### What 4 concepts are covered in the Continued Fraction Calculator?

continued fraction
a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on
decimal
Number in the form a/b where the result is not a whole number
fraction
how many parts of a certain size exist
a/b where a is the numerator and b is the denominator
integer
a whole number; a number that is not a fraction
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