Fractions and percent are the two terms we generally use in comparing quantities. Percentage or percent refers to the fractions of a whole, while percent is how much of the whole thing and is easier to remember than a fraction.

To understand the concept of fraction and percent, consider that if a class has 38 students – among them 23 are female. Now, what is the percentage of female students?

It is 23 out of 38. To simplify: 23/38 =Â 0.60526315789473684210526315789474 or about 60%.

To know how to convert fractions to percent, you need to know the formula for a fraction to percent conversion. Before that, understand what is fraction and percent in detail.

## What is a Fraction?

The term fraction acts as a number of equal parts or a part of a whole quantity. In other words, it represents how many parts of a certain size divided the whole quantity. A simple fractionÂ 1/2Â consists of a numerator and a denominator. The numerator is written above the line, while the denominator is written below.

The numerator indicates a number of equal parts of a whole, while the denominator represents how many parts consists a whole, which cannot be zero. Consider the fraction 3/4. Here the numerator is 3 – that means three equal parts and the denominator is 4 – indicating four parts make up a whole.

## What is Percent?

The term percent is a ratio or a number that is expressed as a fraction of 100. It is denoted using the percentage sign %. To understand the concept of how the percent represents the fraction of 100, here is an example. 35%Â can be written in fraction as 35/100. In class, 50% of the students were male, which means out of every 100 students, 50 were male.

## Percentage Formula

A percentage is a number or ratio whose denominator is equal to 100. The percentage formula is given as follows:

For example, if we want to find 10% of 150, it can be done as:

(10/ 100)Â Ã— 150 = 1500/ 100

= 15

Thus, 10% of 150 is 15.

## How to Convert Fraction to Percent?

To convert fraction to a percent, you just need to multiply the fraction by 100 and reduce it to percent. Here are a few examples that will give you a clear understanding of how to convert fraction to a percent. To convert a fraction into percent, follow the steps given below:

- Convert the fraction into a decimal number.
- Multiply the obtained decimal number by 100, to get a percent value

**Also, try out:Â *** Â *fraction to percent calculator.

## Fraction to Percent Conversion Table

Fraction | Percent |

1/2 | Â 50 % |

1/3 | Â 33.33 % |

2/3 | Â 66.67Â % |

1/4 | Â 25 % |

2/4 | Â 50 % |

3/4 | Â 75 % |

1/5 | Â 20 % |

2/5 | Â 40 % |

3/5 | Â 60 % |

4/5 | Â 80 % |

1/6 | Â 16.67 % |

2/6 | Â 33.33 % |

3/6 | Â 50 % |

4/6 | Â 66.67 % |

5/6 | Â 83.33 % |

1/7 | Â 14.285714 % |

2/7 | Â 28.571429 % |

3/7 | Â 42.857143Â % |

4/7 | Â 57.142858Â % |

5/7 | Â 71.428571Â % |

6/7 | Â 85.714286 % |

1/8 | Â 12.5Â % |

2/8 | Â 25 % |

3/8 | Â 37.5Â % |

4/8 | Â 50 % |

5/8 | Â 62.5 % |

6/8 | Â 75 % |

7/8 | Â 87.5 % |

1/9 | Â 11.111111Â % |

2/9 | Â 22.222222Â % |

3/9 | Â 33.333333Â % |

4/9 | Â 44.444444Â % |

5/9 | Â 55.555556Â % |

6/9 | Â 66.666667Â % |

7/9 | Â 77.777778 % |

8/9 | Â 88.888889Â % |

1/10 | Â 10Â % |

2/10 | Â 20 % |

3/10 | Â 30Â % |

4/10 | Â 40Â % |

5/10 | Â 50Â % |

6/10 | Â 60Â % |

7/10 | Â 70 % |

8/10 | Â 80Â % |

9/10 | Â 90 % |

## Examples of Fraction to Percent

**Example 1: **Convert 3/4Â to a percent.

**Solution:**

**Step 1:**Â Convert the fraction 3/4 into decimal

**Step 2: **Â 3/4 = 0.75

**Step 3: **Multiply the decimal by 100: 0.75Â Â Ã— 100 = 75%

Therefore, the solution isÂ ** 75%.**

**Example 2: **Convert 3/16Â to percent.

**Solution:**

**Step 1:**Â Â Convert the fraction 3/16 into decimal

**Step 2:**Â 3/16 =0.1875

**Step 3:Â **Multiply the decimal by 100: 0.1875Â Â Ã— 100 = 18.75%

Therefore, the solution isÂ **18.75 %.**

**Example 3: **In a cricket tournament, team Red has won 7 games out of 8 games played, while team Blue has won 19 out of 20 games played. Which cricket team has a higher percentage of wins?

**Solution:**

**Team Red: **Won 7 out of 8 games played: 7/8

**Step 1:**Â Convert the fraction 7/8 into decimal

**Step 2:Â **7/8 = 0.875

**Step 3:Â **Multiply the decimal by 100: 0.875Â Â Ã— 100 = 87.5%

**Team Blue: **Won 19 out of 20 games played: 19/20

**Step 1: **Convert the fraction 19/20 into decimal

**Step 2:**Â 19/20 = 0.95

**Step 3:Â **Multiply the decimal by 100: 0.95Â Â Ã— 100 = 95%

Team Red has 87.5%Â of winning rate, while the team Blue has aÂ 95 %Â winning rate.

Therefore, team Blue has a higher percentage of wins withÂ **95 %.**

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