0.125 as a fraction

What is 0.125 as a fraction? What is 0.125 as a fraction in lowest term? What does it mean to convert 0.125 to a fraction? It means that you want to convert the decimal number .125 to a fraction with a numerator (N) and denominator (D). In other words, you want to solve this equation:

  .125  = 

Here we will not only clearly explain how to get the answer to 0.125 as a fraction, but also prove to you that our answer is correct.

First, note that 1000 multiplied by .125 will get rid of the decimal point. Therefore, make a fraction where the numerator is .125 times 1000 and denominator is 1000 like this:

.125 x 1000

Next, multiply the numbers in the numerator together and keep the denominator as is. Now our fraction looks like this:


The greatest common factor of 125 and 1000 is 125, which means you can divide the numerator and denominator by 125 and keep the same value:

125 ÷ 125
1000 ÷ 125

And when calculating the numerator and denominator in our fraction above, we get .125 as a fraction in the simplest form possible:

  .125  = 

A numerator over a denominator in a fraction is the same as numerator divided by denominator. If you enter 1 divided by 8 on your calculator, you will see that the answer is 0.125. Therefore, we know that the answer above is correct.

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