# How do you write 12/20 as a percentage?

Oct 8, 2016

12/20=60%

#### Explanation:

Any fraction can be converted as a percentage by multiplying it with $100$

Hence 12/20=12/20xx100%

= $\frac{12}{20} \times \left(20 \times 5\right)$

= 12/(1cancel20)xx(cancel20xx5)%

= 12xx5%

= 60%

Oct 8, 2016

=60%

#### Explanation:

A percentage is a value given out of 100.

Make the denominator 100.

12/20 xx5/5 = 60/100 = 60%

Change to a decimal to find hundredths.

12/20 = 0.6 =6/10 = 60/100 = 60%

Multiply by 100%

12/20 xx100%

=60%