# Convert the given fractional numbers to percent. (a) 1/8 (b) 5/4 (c) 3/40 (d) 2/7

(a) 1/8

To convert a fraction into a percentage we have to multiply the fraction by 100 and put the percent sign %.

= (1/8) × 100 %

= 100/8 %

= 12.5%

(b) 5/4

To convert a fraction into a percentage we have to multiply the fraction by 100 and put the percent sign %.

= (5/4) × 100 %

= 500/4 %

= 125%

(c) 3/40

To convert a fraction into a percentage we have to multiply the fraction by 100 and put the percent sign %.

= (3/40) × 100 %

= 300/40 %

= 30/4 %

= 7.5%

(d) 2/7

To convert a fraction into a percentage we have to multiply the fraction by 100 and put the percent sign %.

= (2/7) × 100 %

= 200/7 %

= $$28\frac{4}{7}$$ %