Converting fractions to percents

Level 1 problem
\(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
Level 2 problem
\(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
Level 3 problem
\(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
\(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
\(\dfrac{40}{100} = 40\%\)
Fraction To Percent
Josie Byrnes
  • \(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
  • \(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
  • \(\dfrac{3}{5}\)
  • \(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
  • \(\dfrac{5}{7}\)
\(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
\(\dfrac{40}{500} = \dfrac{40 \div 5}{500 \div 5} = \dfrac{8}{100} = 8\%\)
Fraction To Percent
Josie Byrnes
  • \(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
  • \(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
  • \(\dfrac{3}{5}\)
  • \(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
  • \(\dfrac{5}{7}\)
\(\dfrac{3}{5}\)
\(\dfrac{3}{5} = \dfrac{3 \cdot 20}{5 \cdot 20} = \dfrac{60}{100} = 60\%\)
Fraction To Percent
Josie Byrnes
  • \(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
  • \(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
  • \(\dfrac{3}{5}\)
  • \(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
  • \(\dfrac{5}{7}\)
Find the percent to the nearest tenth:  \(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
\(\dfrac{-1}{8} = 0.125 = 12.5\%\)
Fraction To Percent
Josie Byrnes
  • \(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
  • \(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
  • \(\dfrac{3}{5}\)
  • \(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
  • \(\dfrac{5}{7}\)
Find the percent to the nearest tenth:  \(\dfrac{5}{7}\)
\(\dfrac{5}{7} = 0.714 = 71.4\%\)
Fraction To Percent
Josie Byrnes
  • \(\dfrac{40}{100}\)
  • \(\dfrac{40}{500}\)
  • \(\dfrac{3}{5}\)
  • \(\dfrac{-1}{8}\)
  • \(\dfrac{5}{7}\)

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