How do you convert 1/5 into a decimal and per cent?

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

Convert the fraction into a decimal number.

Multiply the obtained decimal number by 100, to get a per cent value
To convert 1/5 to fraction

Step 1: Convert the fraction 1/5 into decimal

Step 2: 1/5 = 0.20

So 1/5 in decimal is 0.20

To convert to percentage

To convert the fraction to decimal first convert to decimal and then multiply by 100.

From above step we have got the decimal

Multiply the decimal by 100:

0.20 × 100 = 20%

Therefore, the solution is 20%.

Answer

1/5= 20%

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