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PERCENTAGES: PERCENT CONVERSIONS

This guide uses multiple ways to convert decimals and fractions into percentages. In addition, this guides uses a uniform proportion set up that can be used with any type of percentage calculation that contains a whole and a part.

INTRODUCTION

Decimals, fractions, and percentages are used everywhere in the real world. From tipping on your bill to paying for a bill to calculating sales when shopping, nobody can avoid any of those 3 concepts. The methods in this LibGuide should ease the pain of calculating what decimals and fractions mean in relation to percentages.

TWO CALCULATIONS

1. Decimal to Percent:

 

2. Fraction to Percent:

FRACTION TO PERCENT

This is very similar to the steps we used in the “Decimal to Percent.” There is an additional step. All fractions are the same as division, so we can divide the numerator by the denominator to get a decimal form. After we get our decimal, you can choose any strategy you want to convert the decimal to percent.

VIDEO WITH EXAMPLES

CHECK YOUR KNOWLEDGE

DECIMAL TO PERCENT

1. Move the decimal point two digits to the right. 

2. Multiply by 100.

ALL THE STEPS TO CONVERT FROM A DECIMAL, FRACTION, OR PERCENT

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