Converting a Fraction to a Percent

Do the following steps to convert a fraction to a percent:
For example: Convert 4/5 to a percent.

  • Divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator (e.g. 4 ÷ 5=0.80)
  • Multiply by 100 (Move the decimal point two places to the right) (e.g. 0.80*100 = 80)
  • Round the answer to the desired precision.
  • Follow the answer with the % sign (e.g. 80%)

What Percent Does the Fraction Represent?

Determine the answer to the nearest whole number.