How do you express #9/25# as a percent?
Explained in detail. Once you have had some practice you can do these in just a few lines.
There are 2 way to write percentage. The most common one is to have a number with % after it. So as an example, fifty percent would be
The word percent can be split into to parts
Part 1: per
Part 2: cent
So as a percentage of a whole
Note that shortcuts are taken from first principles.
The shortcut is
You have two options
Explaining option 2
They call this property as commutative
OK, so what actually a percentage means is the number in the percentage out of
Whenever, you have to convert a fraction to a percentage, make sure that your denominator is
As I said, the denominator has to be
Let me stop you before you move on. Whatever you add, subtract, multiply, or divide to the bottom has to be done to the top. And whatever you add, subtract, multiply, or divide to the top has to be done to the bottom! In this case, we are going to multiply 4 to the denominator.
So we have to multiply
Now our denominator is 100, which means it is a %, so just take the numerator and put a
Just multiply the fraction to
(Of course, add the
I hope you understood the procedures. I'm pretty sure there are other ways, but these to are the ones that I learned. You never know which one might help more in any problem. :)
Source: My knowledge. :)