# How do you write 0.125 as a fraction?

Mar 4, 2017

$\frac{1}{8}$

#### Explanation:

Decimals can be written as fractions with the denominators as powers of 10.

3 decimal places indicates that the fraction is thousandths.

$0.125 = \frac{125}{1000}$

This can be simplified.

$\frac{125 \div 125}{1000 \div 125} = \frac{1}{8}$