3/8 as a percent

What percentage is 3 out of 8?

Answer: 3 out of 8 as a percentage is 37.5%

(Thirty-seven percent)

3 is 37.5 percent out of 8

Explanation of 3/8 Fraction to Percent Conversion

Fraction to Percentage Conversion Formula: % = (Number1 ÷ Number2) × 100

According to 'Fraction to Percentage' conversion formula if you want to know what percent of 8 is 3 you have to divide 3 by 8 and then multiply the result by 100.

Here is the complete solution:

(3 ÷ 8) × 100

=

0.375 × 100

=

37.5%

To make it easier to calculate, you may write it as an equation:

3
/
8
=
X
/
100

We need to adjust the fraction to the target denominator 100. To find the required multiplier we need to divide 100 by the denominator 8:

100 ÷ 8 = 12.5

Now we can multiply our numerator 3 by this multiplier:

3 × 12.5 = 37.5 %

so

3
/
8
=
37.5
/
100
= 37.5%

There is also another approach - you can first multiply numerator 3 by 100 and then divide result by denominator 8 :

(3 × 100) ÷ 8

=

300 ÷ 8

=

37.5%

Percentage table

NumbersPercentage
12.5%
25%
37.5%
50%
62.5%
75%
87.5%
100%
112.5%
125%
11 out of 8137.5%
12 out of 8150%
13 out of 8162.5%
14 out of 8175%
187.5%
16 out of 8200%
17 out of 8212.5%
18 out of 8225%
19 out of 8237.5%
20 out of 8250%
21 out of 8262.5%
22 out of 8275%
23 out of 8287.5%
24 out of 8300%
25 out of 8312.5%
26 out of 8325%
27 out of 8337.5%
28 out of 8350%
29 out of 8362.5%
30 out of 8375%