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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Sunshine447
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write the fraction in words. ex. 1 1/2 would be one and one half

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5.4?

Sunshine447
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@meilendurcer do you understand how? or do you want me to help you do it?

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help me with it

Sunshine447
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in words. You would write it as five and two fifths. You just write it as you would pronounce it.

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Anything to the left side of the "and" is a whole number. Anything to the right side of the "and" is a decimal.

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Ok i get it so far

Sunshine447
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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

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okay?

meilendurcer
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i did

Sunshine447
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now solve 0.4/100 because you want it to be a percent

Sunshine447
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what do you get when you solve 0.4/100 (you can use a calculator)

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0.004

Sunshine447
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Now move the decimal two places to the right

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(it's not always the number you start with haha)

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I was showing you the full steps. You should get .4 again, and that equals 40%

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WAIT NOT 40% its 4% sorry typo

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so since your whole number is 5 and you now have 0.4, combine them to get......?

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5.4% because you add 5 to .4 and you get 5.4%! okay? Do you want me to cover anything else?