How do you convert 3/5 into a percent and decimal?
To convert a fraction into decimal, it is always better to look at denominator first. If denominator has only
In the instant case as denominator is
To convert the fraction to percent, one needs to just multiply it by
Another way of looking at it
The top number (numerator) is the count and the bottom number (denominator) is the size indicator of what you are counting.
We need to change the size indicator into 1.
To change 5 into 1 we divide it by 5.
What we do to the bottom we do to the top so that the inherent value does not change. Just the way it looks.
We do not normally write the 1 so instead of
Percentage just means the count of how many out of 100 do you have.
So in this case the size indicator (denominator) needs to be 100
So we have to change the 5 in
We do this by multiplying by 20
What we do to the bottom we do to the top
But another way of writing