# What is 3/8 as a Decimal?

A decimal number is a number whose fractional and whole numbers are separated by a decimal.

Answer: 3/8 is 0.357 as a decimal.

3/8 = 0.375

## How to Convert 3/8 as a Decimal

Method 1

Long division is used to divide fraction’s numerator and fraction’s denominator.

Calculate 3/8 using long division of 3 divided with 8:

``````8 |  3  | 0.375
0
------
30
24
-------
60
56
-------
40
40
-------
00``````

Therefore, 3/8 is 0.375 as a decimal.

Method 2

3/8 can be multiplied by multiplying the numerator and denominator by 125 and 125 to get 375/1000

`````` 3         3 x 125       375
----  =  ----------  = ------- = 0.375
8         8 x 125      1000``````

Therefore, 3/8 is 0.375 as a decimal.

FractionDecimal
1/20.5
1/30.33333333
2/30.66666667
1/40.25
2/40.5
3/40.75
1/50.2
2/50.4
3/50.6
4/50.8
1/60.16666667
2/60.33333333
3/60.5
4/60.66666667
5/60.83333333
1/70.14285714
2/70.28571429
3/70.42857143
4/70.57142858
5/70.71428571
6/70.85714286
1/80.125
2/80.25
3/80.375
4/80.5
5/80.625
6/80.75
7/80.875
1/90.11111111
2/90.22222222
3/90.33333333
4/90.44444444
5/90.55555556
6/90.66666667
7/90.77777778
8/90.88888889
1/100.1
2/100.2
3/100.3
4/100.4
5/100.5
6/100.6
7/100.7
8/100.8
9/100.9
1/110.09090909
2/110.18181818
3/110.27272727
4/110.36363636
5/110.45454545
6/110.54545454
7/110.63636363
8/110.72727272
9/110.81818181
10/110.90909091