# What is the equivalent of 3.125 as a fraction?

The decimal value 3.125 as a fraction is equal to 25/8.

## 3.125 as a fraction is equal to 25/8

### Steps for dividing numbers:

- Converting 3.125 into a fraction involves several steps. Firstly, we can express 3.125 in fractional form 3.125/1.
- In the next step, we determine the number of decimal places in 3.125, which is 2.

To convert the decimal into a fraction, we multiply the numerator and denominator of 3.125/1 by 10, raised to the power of the number of decimal places. For example, if there were 2 decimal places, like in 0.45, we would multiply by 100. Or if there were 3 decimal places like in 0.324, we would multiply by 1000.

Therefore, in this case, we multiply the numerator and denominator of 3.125/1 by 100:

3.125 × 100

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1 × 100

This simplifies to:

312.5

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100 - The final step involves simplifying the fraction obtained in the previous step by canceling out any common factors, if possible. To do this, we examine the numerator and denominator of the fraction 312.5/100.

First, let's find the factors of the numerator (312.5) and the denominator (100).

Upon comparison, we find that the numerator and denominator have a common factor 5. By dividing the numerator and denominator by 5, we simplify the fraction:

31250 ÷ 5

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100 ÷ 5

This results in the simplest form fraction:

62.5

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20

Therefore, the fraction equivalent to 3.125 is 25/8 after simplification.

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