A fraction is a number that represents a part of a whole while a percentage(%) is a number or ratio that represents a fraction of 100.
In other words, percentage is just a special way of expressing a fraction as a number out of 100.
Formula to convert fractions to percentage.
- You first divide the numerator of the fractions by its denominator.
- Then multiply the result by 100.
Convert 2/5 to a percentage.
We will begin by dividing the numerator by the denominator.
= 2 ÷ 5
And lastly, we multiply the result by 100.
= 0.4 x 100