meilendurcer
  • meilendurcer
Write the fraction as a percent. If necessary, round to the nearest tenth of a percent. 5 2/5 A. 540% B. 5.4% C. 5.38% D. 534%
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anonymous
  • anonymous
write the fraction in words. ex. 1 1/2 would be one and one half
meilendurcer
  • meilendurcer
5.4?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@meilendurcer do you understand how? or do you want me to help you do it?

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meilendurcer
  • meilendurcer
help me with it
anonymous
  • anonymous
in words. You would write it as five and two fifths. You just write it as you would pronounce it.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Anything to the left side of the "and" is a whole number. Anything to the right side of the "and" is a decimal.
meilendurcer
  • meilendurcer
Ok i get it so far
anonymous
  • anonymous
So, you have 5 as a whole number and 2/5 as a decimal. To get 2/5 as a decimal, you divide 2/5. You should get 0.4
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay?
meilendurcer
  • meilendurcer
i did
anonymous
  • anonymous
now solve 0.4/100 because you want it to be a percent
anonymous
  • anonymous
what do you get when you solve 0.4/100 (you can use a calculator)
meilendurcer
  • meilendurcer
0.004
anonymous
  • anonymous
Now move the decimal two places to the right
anonymous
  • anonymous
(it's not always the number you start with haha)
anonymous
  • anonymous
I was showing you the full steps. You should get .4 again, and that equals 40%
anonymous
  • anonymous
WAIT NOT 40% its 4% sorry typo
anonymous
  • anonymous
so since your whole number is 5 and you now have 0.4, combine them to get......?
anonymous
  • anonymous
5.4% because you add 5 to .4 and you get 5.4%! okay? Do you want me to cover anything else?

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