10.

0.1

10%

b. If the percentage is written as a fraction or mixed number, change to a

decimal, and then move the decimal point two places to the left.

5

1% → 1 → 1 :

5 = 0.2 → 0.002

5

5

2

3 1% → 3 1 = 7 : 2 = 3.5 → 0.035

2

2

A decimal can be changed to a percentage by:

a. Multiplying by 100 (this can be done by moving the decimal point two places

to the right).

b. Adding a percent sign (%).

0.5 → 50. → 50%

a. Change the following percentages to fractions:

(1)

6%

1%

(2)

8

31%

(3)

2

4%

(4)

5

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