# What is 2.4 as a percentage?

##### 2 Answers

240%. With a very detailed explanation about how percentage works.

#### Explanation:

Note that 2.4 is

So as an improper fraction this is

Converting to a percentage

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Viewed another way:

The whole number 2 can be written as

So the whole thing is:

So this gives you 2 lots of

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Percentage is just another way of writing fraction. The only difference is the bottom number (denominator) is fixed at 100.

So you write

So how do we convert our

We need to change the denominator from 10 into 100.

So if we multiply by 1 but in the form of

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