# What is 0.375 as a Fraction

0.375 can be expressed as a fraction by dividing the decimal number by 1 and multiplying the result by 100. This is because .375 can be written as 375/1000, and dividing both the numerator and denominator by 10 (which is the same as multiplying by 1/10) gives:

375/1000 = (375/10) / (1000/10) = 37.5/100

So, .375 can be written as the fraction 37.5/100, which can be simplified to 3/8.

To express .375 as a mixed number, you can divide the numerator (3) by the denominator (8) to get the whole number part (0), and then subtract the result from the numerator to get the remainder (3 – 0 = 3). The mixed number form of .375 is therefore 0 3/8.

## What is 0.375 as a fraction in simplest form?

To express 0.375 as a fraction in simplest form, you can follow these steps:

Write the decimal number as a fraction by dividing it by 1 and multiplying the result by 100. This is because 0.375 can be written as 375/1000.

Simplify the fraction by dividing both the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor (GCF). The GCF of 375 and 1000 is 125, so you can divide both 375 and 1000 by 125 to get:

375/1000 = (375/125) / (1000/125) = 3/8

The fraction 0.375 can therefore be written as the simplest form fraction 3/8.
It’s important to note that 3/8 is already in simplest form, as the numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1.