Answer: 3/8 as a decimal is 0.375.

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## What does the fraction 3/8 mean?

Answer: 3/8 as a decimal is 0.375.

### What is 3 divided by 8 as a fraction?

The number 3 is called the numerator or dividend, and the number 8 is called the denominator or divisor. The quotient of 3 and 8, the ratio of 3 and 8, as well as the fraction of 3 and 8 all mean (almost) the same: 3 divided by 8, often written as 3/8.

#### What does 3 divided by 8 look like?

Dividing 3 by 8 gives the following: 3 ÷ 8 = 0.375.

**What is 3/8 as a mixed number?**

Since 38 is a proper fraction, it cannot be written as a mixed number.

**What Can 3/8 be simplified?**

Yes, the fraction 38 is in lowest form as there is no whole number by which we can divide the numerator and denominator. 3 is a prime number so the fraction is in what people call its simplest form.

## What fraction is equivalent to a whole number?

– Numerator. This is the number above the fraction line. – Denominator. This is the number below the fraction line. – Improper fraction. This is a fraction where the numerator is greater than the denominator. – Mixed number. This is a way of expressing an improper fraction by simplifying it to whole units and a smaller overall fraction.

### How to find equivalent fractions?

This worksheet is a great way to help learners develop a conceptual understanding of equivalent fractions so they can later multiply or divide to find equivalent fractions.

#### How do you find the sum of fractions?

– Find the LCD When the fractions have the same denominator, or bottom number, continue on to solve the problem. – Find the sum Perform addition to find the sum of two or more fractions. – Find the difference Subtract the smaller fraction from the larger fraction to calculate the difference.

**How do you calculate a whole number with a fraction?**

Press the whole number button if your fraction has a whole number or you can directly press the numerator button if you don’t need whole number.