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meilendurcer
 4 years ago
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%
meilendurcer
 4 years ago
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
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0write the fraction in words. ex. 1 1/2 would be one and one half

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@meilendurcer do you understand how? or do you want me to help you do it?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in words. You would write it as five and two fifths. You just write it as you would pronounce it.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Anything to the left side of the "and" is a whole number. Anything to the right side of the "and" is a decimal.

meilendurcer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok i get it so far

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, 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
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now solve 0.4/100 because you want it to be a percent

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you get when you solve 0.4/100 (you can use a calculator)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now move the decimal two places to the right

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(it's not always the number you start with haha)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was showing you the full steps. You should get .4 again, and that equals 40%

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0WAIT NOT 40% its 4% sorry typo

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so since your whole number is 5 and you now have 0.4, combine them to get......?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05.4% because you add 5 to .4 and you get 5.4%! okay? Do you want me to cover anything else?
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