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Conversion of Ratio to Percentage

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overview

Conversion of ratio to percentage and fraction to percentage are explained. The most important part is to understand the context in which a ratio or fraction is given and handle the conversion accordingly.

ratio conversion examples

Converting the ratio 3 is to 12 to percentage.

100×3/12$100 \times 3 / 12$ =25%

Converting the percentage 50% to ratio.

50%=50:100=1:2

Note that a percentage is given in a context, like the number of apples is 50% of the number of oranges.

When the percentage is converted to a ratio, the ratio is specified in the same context, like the number of apples to number or oranges is in 1:2$1 : 2$ ratio.

fraction conversion examples

Converting into a fraction.

Converting $\frac{3}{5}$ into a percentage.

Note that a percentage is given in a context, like the number of apples is of the number of oranges.

When the percentage is converted to a fraction, the fraction is specified in the same context, like the number of apples is $1 / 2$ fraction of number of oranges.

summary

Conversion of ratio to percentage and fraction to percentage are explained. The most important part is to understand the context in which a ratio or fraction is given and handle the conversion accordingly.

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