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:

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%