# What is 3/8 times 5? - Fraction Multiplication

getcalc.com's **two fractions multiplication calculator** is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for multiplying a fraction to a whole number, 3/8 times 5. In mathematics, every integer is a rational number, hence a whole number 5 can be written as 5/1.

3/8 x 5 = 15/8 in fraction form.

3/8 x 5 = 1.875 in decimal form.

This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information for product of two fractions, 3/8 multiplied to 5 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such multiplication calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Fraction for 3/8 Multiplied to 5?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find an equivalent fraction for multiplying 3/8 to a whole number 5.

__Problem and Workout__

Find what's 3/8 times of 5 in fraction form?

step 1 Address *formula*, input parameters and values.

Input values:

3/8 & 5/1

3/8x5= ?

step 2 Multiply both numerators

= 3 x 5

= 15

step 3 Multiply both denominators

= 8 x 1

= 8

step 4 Use above values of step 2 & 3, and rewrite as below

= 15/8

**15/8** is an equivalent fraction for 3/8 times of 5.