# What is 7/8 in Decimal form?

let us see how to convert the fraction 7/8 to decimal form

## Answer: 7/8 in decimal form is 0.875

To convert 7/8 to decimal we have to divide 7 by 8

## Explanation:

Here 7/8 the dividend is 8 and the divisor is 7.

on performing long division, we can see that we will get a quotient of 0.875 with a remainder 0.

another easy way to convert a fraction to a decimal is to convert the denominator into powers of 10.

since 8 times 125 gives 1000

We can convert 7/8 into an equivalent fraction whose denominator is 1000 by multiplying it with 125

therefore

7/8 X 125/125 = 875/1000

Now since we have 3 zeros in the denominator,

the decimal form the fraction will have 3 digits after the decimal point.

7/8 = 875/1000

= 0.875