# How do you express #9/25# as a percent?

##### 2 Answers

Explained in detail. Once you have had some practice you can do these in just a few lines.

#### Explanation:

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

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Convert

So multiply

So as a percentage of a whole

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Note that shortcuts are taken from first principles.

The shortcut is

You have two options

Option 1:

Option 2:

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Explaining option 2

Write as:

They call this property as commutative

#### Explanation:

OK, so what actually a percentage means is the number in the percentage out of

Example:

Whenever, you have to convert a fraction to a percentage, make sure that your denominator is

Procedure 1:

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

Procedure 2:

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. :)