# What is 3/8 as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part are separated by a decimal point.

## Answer: 3/8 as a decimal is 0.375

Let's look into the two methods to write 3/8 as a decimal.

**Explanation: **

Writing 3/8 as a decimal using division method:

To convert any fraction to decimal form, we just need to divide its numerator by denominator.

Here, the fraction is 3/8 which means we need to perform 3 ÷ 8.

This gives the answer as 0.375. So, 3/8 as a decimal is 0.375

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