# How do you convert 7/20 as a decimal and a percent?

Mar 5, 2018

$\frac{7}{20}$ converted to a percentage would be 35%.

Converting it to a decimal would be $0.35$.

#### Explanation:

In order to do this, you would multiply $\frac{7}{20}$ by 100%.

7/20(100%)=(700/20)%=35%

Multiplying $\frac{7}{20}$ by 100% allows you to be able to use long division $\to$ you only multiply $100$ by the numerator (the top number of the fraction).

To convert $\frac{7}{20}$ to a decimal, simply divide $7$ by $20$.