ktlyn9
5 2/5 write the fraction as a percent.



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brinazarski
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Okay, so first do you know how to turn a regular fraction into a percent?

ktlyn9
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No.

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\[5\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }=\frac{ 5*5+2 }{ 5 }=\frac{ 25+2 }{ 5 }=\frac{ 27 }{ 5 }\]

brinazarski
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You divide the numerator by the denominator, and then you multiply that by a 100.

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Do you understand what itsmylife just did?

ktlyn9
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Yes. I just did that..it came to 40. but its not a choice

brinazarski
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The answer is not 40... what do you get when you divide 27 by 5?

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5.4

brinazarski
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Now the fraction is in decimal form, so multiply that by a 100 and you'll have your percentage!

ktlyn9
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Thank you!! :D

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You're welcome :)