# How do you convert 3 2/5 into a percent?

Jul 31, 2017

340%

#### Explanation:

Since $\frac{2}{5} = .4$

Then $3 \frac{2}{5} = 3 + \frac{2}{5} = 3 + 0.4 = 3.4$

And since % is short for $\frac{1}{100}$ then

3 2/5= 340%