# 3.8 as a Fraction 3.8 as a fraction and percent expansion provides the details of what is the equivalent fraction and percent for decimal 3.8, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated.

3.8 as a Fraction
3.8 = (?)
= (3.8/1) x (10/10)
= 38/10
= (19 x 2)/(5 x 2)
= 19/5
3.8 = 19/5
3.8 as a fraction equals to 19/5

where,
3.8 is a decimal,
19/5 is a fraction in simplest form.

3.8 in Percent
3.8 = (3.8 x 100)/100
= 380/100
= 380%
3.8 as a percent is 380%

where,
3.8 is a decimal,
380% is a percentage.

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## How-to: 3.8 as a Fraction

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to convert 3.8 to fraction in simplest form manually.

step 1 Address the input parameters and observe what to be found:
Input values:
The decimal number = 3.8

What to be found:
What is 3.8 as a fraction in simplest form?

step 2 Write 3.8 as a simple fraction:
3.8/1

step 3 Find how many 10s should be multiplied with both numerator and denominator:
Since the decimal 3.8 has 1 digits after the decimal point, multiply 10 with both numerator and denominator of 3.8/1 to make numerator as a whole number.
(3.8 x 10)/(1 x 10) = 38/10

step 4 Rewrite the numerator and denominator of the fraction 38/10 in the form of multiplication factors as like the below:
= (19 x 2)/(5 x 2)

step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 38 and 10 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other:
= (19 x 2)/(5 x 2)
38/10 = 19/5

Hence,
3.8 as a fraction is equal to 19/5. 