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# Express 3 divided by 5 as a fraction.

To write a fraction in its simplest form means the numerator and denominator can no longer be divided by the same whole number exactly or evenly.

## Answer: The value of 3 divided by 5 as a fraction is 3/ 5.

Let us write 3 divided by 5 as a fraction.

**Explanation:**

We can write 3 divided by 5 as 3/5.

Both numbers, 3 and 5 are the prime numbers. Therefore, the GCF or the greatest common factor of 3 and 5 is 1.

So, to simplify the fraction and reduce it to its simplest form we will divide both numerator and denominator by 1.

⇒ (3 ÷ 1) / (5 ÷ 1) = 3 / 5

### Thus, 3 divided by 5 as a fraction in simplest form is 3 / 5.

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