# What is the relationship between probability and percent?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 3, 2015

It's a matter of converting between a **fraction** and a **percentage** .

Remember that the word 'percent' really means 'per hundred'.

(and you are in fact converting from dollars to cents and back)

So if you have a probability of

And the other way around, if you have a chance-percentage of

**The rule:**

Fraction

Percentage

That's all there is to it.

**One more thing:**

In probabilities you *never* have more than