Percentages

Percentage is the numerator of a fraction, whose denominator is hundred. If the denominator in the fraction is not hundred we multiply the fraction with hundred percent to get percentage. Percentages are also used for comparing quantities.

Converting fractional numbers into percentage
To convert a fraction into a percentage, multiply it by hundred and then place the % symbol. 

e.g.  4 5 = 4 5 × 100 = 80%

Percentages related to proper fractions are less than 100, whereas percentages related to improper fractions are more than 100.

Converting decimals into percentage
To convert a decimal into percentage, multiply the decimal by hundred and then place the % symbol. 

e.g. 0.25
       = 25 100 × 100
       = 25%

Summary

Percentage is the numerator of a fraction, whose denominator is hundred. If the denominator in the fraction is not hundred we multiply the fraction with hundred percent to get percentage. Percentages are also used for comparing quantities.

Converting fractional numbers into percentage
To convert a fraction into a percentage, multiply it by hundred and then place the % symbol. 

e.g.  4 5 = 4 5 × 100 = 80%

Percentages related to proper fractions are less than 100, whereas percentages related to improper fractions are more than 100.

Converting decimals into percentage
To convert a decimal into percentage, multiply the decimal by hundred and then place the % symbol. 

e.g. 0.25
       = 25 100 × 100
       = 25%

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