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Master Math: Basic Math and Pre-Algebra by Debra Anne Ross

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Chapter 5. Converting Percentages, Fractions, and Decimals

  • 5.1 Converting Fractions to Percents

  • 5.2 Converting Percents to Fractions

  • 5.3 Converting Fractions to Decimals

  • 5.4 Converting Decimals to Fractions

  • 5.5 Converting Percents to Decimals

  • 5.6 Converting Decimals to Percents

Converting Fractions to Percents

• To convert a fraction to a percent, divide the numerator by the denominator, then multiply by 100.

Example: Convert 3/5 into a percent.

Divide the numerator by the denominator using long division.

  • Converting Fractions to Percents

Multiply by 100. 0.6 × 100 = 60%

Therefore, 3/5 = 60%.

• A fraction can also be converted to a percent by determining an equivalent form of the fraction ...

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