A fraction where the denominator (the bottom number) is a power of ten (such as 10, 100, 1000, etc). You can write decimal fractions with a decimal point (and no denominator), which makes it easier to do calculations like addition and multiplication on fractions.

## How to Convert 3/8 as a decimal

**Method 1**

3/8 is expanded to 375/1000 by multiplying the numerator by 125 and denominator by 125:

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

Answer: 3/8 as a Decimal = 0.375

Method 2

Use long division to divide the fraction’s numerator by the fraction’s denominator.

Calculate 3/8 by long division of 3 divided by 8:

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

Answer: 3/8 as a Decimal = 0.375

Mathod 3

For Percentage Conversion :

Step 1: To represent 0.375 in percentage, write 0.375 as a fraction

Fraction = 0.375/1

Step 2: multiply 100 to both numerator & denominator

(0.375 x 100)/(1 x 100) = 37.5/100

37.5% is the percentage representation for 3/8

## Fraction to a decimal conversion

Fraction | Decimal |
---|---|

1/2 | 0.5 |

1/3 | 0.33333333 |

2/3 | 0.66666667 |

1/4 | 0.25 |

2/4 | 0.5 |

3/4 | 0.75 |

1/5 | 0.2 |

2/5 | 0.4 |

3/5 | 0.6 |

4/5 | 0.8 |

1/6 | 0.16666667 |

2/6 | 0.33333333 |

3/6 | 0.5 |

4/6 | 0.66666667 |

5/6 | 0.83333333 |

1/7 | 0.14285714 |

2/7 | 0.28571429 |

3/7 | 0.42857143 |

4/7 | 0.57142858 |

5/7 | 0.71428571 |

6/7 | 0.85714286 |

1/8 | 0.125 |

2/8 | 0.25 |

3/8 | 0.375 |

4/8 | 0.5 |

5/8 | 0.625 |

6/8 | 0.75 |

7/8 | 0.875 |

1/9 | 0.11111111 |

2/9 | 0.22222222 |

3/9 | 0.33333333 |

4/9 | 0.44444444 |

5/9 | 0.55555556 |

6/9 | 0.66666667 |

7/9 | 0.77777778 |

8/9 | 0.88888889 |

1/10 | 0.1 |

2/10 | 0.2 |

3/10 | 0.3 |

4/10 | 0.4 |

5/10 | 0.5 |

6/10 | 0.6 |

7/10 | 0.7 |

8/10 | 0.8 |

9/10 | 0.9 |

1/11 | 0.09090909 |

2/11 | 0.18181818 |

3/11 | 0.27272727 |

4/11 | 0.36363636 |

5/11 | 0.45454545 |

6/11 | 0.54545454 |

7/11 | 0.63636363 |

8/11 | 0.72727272 |

9/11 | 0.81818181 |

10/11 | 0.90909091 |