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Convert decimal .375 as a fraction.

If you want to convert another fraction, you can use this method.

## First way

Have you met .375? It's a decimal. In math, we change decimals to fractions. How so? Let's dive in.

• Step one: know what a decimal is. For .375, it's “375 thousandths”. Simple, right? Now we write it as a fraction. That's 375/1000. But we're not done yet.
• Step two: simplify. This means dividing by a common number. For 375 and 1000, that's 125. Let's do that. We get 3/8.

Done! See how easy that was? That's one way to do it. ## Second way

Let's look at another way. We can use place values. The first digit after the decimal is tenths. The second is hundredths. The third is thousandths.

We have 3 in the tenths place. We have 7 in the hundredths place. Furthermore, we have 5 in the thousandths place.

Now, write these as fractions. We get 3/10, 7/100, and 5/1000.

Next, add these fractions. The result? It's 3/8.

## Conclusion

There you have it! Two ways to write .375 as a fraction. Try it yourself next time.
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