# How do you change 9/16 into a percentage?

Aug 18, 2016

56.25/100 = 56.25%

#### Explanation:

A percentage can be obtained from a fraction with a denominator with a power of 10, or from a decimal.

Method 1

$9 \div 16 = 0.5625$

5625/10000 (div 100)/(div 100) = 56.25/100 = 56.25%

Method 2

9/16 xx 100%

=56.25%

Note that as this is an exact decimal. it should not be rounded to 56.3%