# Converting to Percentages, page 51

## What is a decimal?

A decimal is a system of numbers based on ten. It uses a point, called a decimal point, to separate the whole number from parts less than one. For example, in 0.75, the number represents three-quarters.

## What is a fraction?

A fraction shows how many parts of a certain size there are. It consists of a numerator (above the line) and a denominator (below the line). For example, in 2/3, it means two out of three equal parts.

## What is a mixed fraction?

A mixed fraction combines a whole number and a fraction. It shows a quantity more than one but not a round number. For example, 3 1/2 means three and a half.

## What is a percentage?

A percentage expresses a number as a fraction of 100. It's denoted by the "%" symbol. So, 50% means fifty out of every hundred.

$\frac{8}{7}$
What is 8/7 as a percent?

Convert 8/7 to a decimal by dividing, then multiply for the percent.

$85$
What is 85 as a percent?

To find 85 in percent, multiply the number by 100.

$\frac{9}{13}$
What is 9/13 as a percent?

For 9/13, divide to get a decimal, then multiply to get percent.

$\frac{9}{18}$
What is 9/18 as a percent?

Find the percent of 9/18 by dividing and then multiplying.

$1.46$
What is 1.46 as a percent?

To find the percent for 1.46, multiply it by 100.

$1\frac{1}{3}$
What is 1 1/3 as a percent?

Find 1 1/3's decimal by multiplying. Convert this to a percent.

$\frac{1}{200}$
What is 1/200 as a percent?

Convert 1/200 to percent by dividing and then multiplying.

$0.0075$
What is 0.0075 as a percent?

To get the percent value of 0.0075, multiply it by 100.

$0.0125$
What is 0.0125 as a percent?

0.0125 as a percent is simply 0.0125 multiplied by 100.

$0.023$
What is 0.023 as a percent?

For 0.023, multiply by 100 to get the percent.

$0.097$
What is 0.097 as a percent?

Change 0.097 to a percent by multiplying by 100.

$0.225$
What is 0.225 as a percent?

Change 0.225 to percent by multiplying by 100.