Fractions/Ratios/Proportions to Percents

There are several ways to convert fractions to percentages.

1) Divide the numerator by the denominator and multiply the quotient by 100.

Example  \frac{4}{5}

Step 1:
long divide decimal








Step 2: Multiply 0.800 x 100

*We multiply by 100 because percent is always out of 100! When you multiply a decimal by 100, just move the decimal point two spaces to the right.
0.800 x 100 = 080.0 Which is 80%
So,  \frac{4}{5}  equals 80%









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