Conversion of Fraction to Percent

For conversion of fraction to percent, we follow the following steps :

1) Obtain the fraction. Let it be p/q.

2) Multiply the fraction by 100 and put the per cent sign % to obtain the required per cent. Thus, a/b = (a/b x 100) %
OR
Convert the fraction in to decimal and then multiply it by 100.

Express the following fractions as percent :

1) 4/5

Solution :
To write the fraction as percent, multiply that fraction by 100 and then solve it.

4/5

= ( 4/5 x 100 )

= 400/5

= 80 %

2) 9/20

Solution :
To write the fraction as percent, multiply that fraction by 100 and then solve it.

9/20

= ( 9/20 x 100 )

=900/20

= 45%

3) 3 ½

Solution :
To write the fraction as percent, multiply that fraction by 100 and then solve it.

3 ½ = 7/2 ( convert it to improper fraction)

= ( 7/2 x 100 )

= 700/2

= 350 %

4) ¾

Solution :
To write the fraction as percent, multiply that fraction by 100 and then solve it.

3/4

= ( 3/4 x 100 )

= 300/4

= 75 %

5) 1⅗

Solution :
1 ⅗ = 8/5( convert it to improper fraction)

To write the fraction as percent, multiply that fraction by 100 and then solve it.

8/5

= ( 8/5 x 100 )

= 800/5

=160 %

6) 2⅗

Solution :
2 ⅗ = 12/5( convert it to improper fraction)

To write the fraction as percent, multiply that fraction by 100 and then solve it.

12/5

= ( 12/5 x 100 )

= 1200/5

=240 %

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