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

2 Answers
Oct 8, 2016

Answer:

#12/20=60%#

Explanation:

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

Hence #12/20=12/20xx100%#

= #12/20xx(20xx5)#

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

= #12xx5%#

= #60%#

Oct 8, 2016

Answer:

#=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%#