3 divided by 5 as a fraction
Understand the Problem
The question is asking how to represent the division of 3 by 5 in fractional form, which is straightforward as 3 divided by 5 is expressed as the fraction 3/5.
Answer
\( \frac{3}{5} \)
Answer for screen readers
The division of 3 by 5 as a fraction is ( \frac{3}{5} )
Steps to Solve
- Write the division as a fraction
Represent the division problem ( 3 \div 5 ) as a fraction. The division bar can be written as a fraction bar:
$$\frac{3}{5}$$
That's it! The division of 3 by 5 as a fraction is ( \frac{3}{5} ).
The division of 3 by 5 as a fraction is ( \frac{3}{5} )
More Information
A fraction represents a part of a whole. In this case, it shows that 3 is 3 parts out of a total of 5.
Tips
A common mistake is to reverse the numerator and denominator, thinking 5 divided by 3, which would be incorrect.