# How do you convert 5/12 into a decimal and percent?

Apr 23, 2018

$D e c i m a l = 0.4167$
Percent = 41.67%

#### Explanation:

$\frac{5}{12}$ simply means 5 divided by 12.
So $\frac{5}{12} = 0.4167$

If you are not given a calculator to find the answer, then use long division.

To get percentage, you need to multiply the decimal answer by 100%:

(5/12)*100%=41.67 %

Apr 23, 2018

To convert to a decimal, divide numerator by denominator.

To convert the decimal to a percentage multiply by 100%

#### Explanation:

$\frac{5}{12} = 0.416666 \ldots \ldots .$

 0.41666..... xx 100% = 41.66666%.....

Rounding off to nearest percent gives

42%

Apr 23, 2018

0.41666 = 41.666%

#### Explanation:

$\frac{5}{12} = 0.41666$

To convert it to %age

=0.41666*100%

=41.666%

Hope it helps!