# What is 3/8 as decimal?

Converting a fraction to a decimal involves dividing the numerator (top number) by the denominator (bottom number). In the case of 3/8, when 3 is divided by 8, the result is 0.375. Fractions like 3/8 represent parts of a whole, indicating three parts out of eight equal parts. The decimal form, 0.375, positions this fraction's equivalent value on the number line, aiding in comparisons with other numbers on a decimal scale.