What is 1.875 as a fraction?

Do you want to know how to write the decimal number 1.875 as a fraction?

Here we will show you step-by-step how to convert 1.875 so you can write it as a fraction.

You can take any number, such as 1.875, and write a 1 as the denominator to make it a fraction and keep the same value, like this:

1.875 / 1

To get rid of the decimal point in the numerator, we count the numbers after the decimal in 1.875, and multiply the numerator and denominator by 10 if it is 1 number, 100 if it is 2 numbers, 1000 if it is 3 numbers, and so on.

Therefore, in this case we multiply the numerator and denominator by 1000 to get the following fraction:

1875 / 1000

Then, we need to divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common divisor (GCD) to simplify the fraction.

The GCD of 1875 and 1000 is 125. When we divide the numerator and denominator by 125, we get the following:

15 / 8

Therefore, 1.875 as a fraction is as follows:

15 / 8

Bonus: If the answer above is an improper fraction, then we also display the mixed number answer below:

1  7/8

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