How to turn a Fraction into a Percentage and a Percentage into a fraction

How to Turn a Fraction into a Percentage and a Percentage into a Fraction

  1. Turn a fraction to a percentage

To turn a fraction into a percentage you need to divide the numerator by the denominator to get the decimal.  Then times the decimal by 100 to get the percentage.

For example: Turn ¼ into a percentage.

1 divided by 4 = 0.25.  Times 0.25 by 100 to get a percentage = 25%

  1. Turn a percentage to a fraction

To turn a percentage into a fraction you need to take off the percent sign from your percentage. And write the number as a fraction over 100.  If you can simplify it, but if you can’t then you have your answer. Here is an example of how to turn a percentage into a fraction:

For example: Turn 20% into a fraction

20% = 20/100

Simplify 20/100 = 1/5

 


Comments

How to turn a Fraction into a Percentage and a Percentage into a fraction — 3 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *