# What is 0.875 as a fraction?

A fraction is a portion or section of any quantity out of a whole, where, the whole can be any number, a specific value, or a thing.

## Answer: 0.875 as a fraction is expressed as 7/8

Here, we will express 0.875 as a fraction.

**Explanation:**

To convert a decimal number into a fraction, we write the given number as the numerator and place 1 in the denominator right below the decimal point followed by the number of zeros required accordingly. Then, this fraction can be simplified.

In this case, 0.875 has three numbers after the decimal, so, we place 1000 in the denominator and remove the decimal point.

⇒ 875/1000

After reducing this fraction we get,

⇒ (875 ÷ 125) / (1000 ÷ 125) = 7/8

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