# 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.

## 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**.