.375 As A Fraction And Percent [Explained & Solved]

To express a decimal number as a fraction, there are certain rules you have to follow. So, to convert a decimal to a fraction, place the decimal number over its place value. For example, in 0.3, the three is in the tenths place, so we place 3 over 10 to create the equivalent fraction, 3/10.

Furthermore, in 0.45, the 45 is in the hundredth place, so we place 45 over 100 to create the equivalent fraction, 45/100. So, this rule is what we are going to use to express .373 as a fraction.

.375 as a faction

The 375 is in the thousandths place, so we place 375 over 1000 to create the equivalent fraction, 375/1000.

Therefore, 0.375 as a fraction is 375/1000. However, we will not stop here since it can be further simply to its lowest term.

.375 as a fraction in simplest form

.375 = 375/1000. Now to express in simplest form, we will look for a number that can divide both the numerator and denominator without given a remainder. In this case, 125 will be the number

375/125 = 3

1000/125 = 8

Therefore, .375 as a fraction in simplest form is 3 over 8, 3/8.

.375 as a Percentage

This is also easy to solve. You can do it in two ways

  1. Multiply the decimal by 100
  2. Multiply the fraction by 100

For the first one, .375 * 100 = 37.5%

For the second one, .375 = 3/8 *100 = 75/2 = 371/2 %.

Read: What is 3/8, 5/8, 7/8 as a decimal

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