Convert the decimal number 17.9. Turn it into a reduced (simplified) improper fraction, into a mixed number and write it as a percentage. Calculate other equivalent fractions to the decimal number, by expanding
1. Write the number as a percentage.
Multiply the number by 100/100
Note: 100/100 = 1
The value of the number does not change when multiplying by 100/100
Decimal numbers to fractions and percentages, calculator
Learn how to turn a decimal number into a fraction and a percentage. Steps.
1. How to write the number as a percentage:
Multiply the number by 100. Then add the percent sign, %.
2. How to write the number as a fraction:
Write down the number divided by 1, as a fraction.
Turn the top number into a whole number: multiply both the top and the bottom by the same number.
Reduce (simplify) the above fraction to the lowest terms, to its simplest equivalent form, irreducible. To reduce a fraction divide the numerator and the denominator by their greatest (highest) common factor (divisor), GCF.
If the fraction is an improper one, rewrite it as a mixed number (mixed fraction).
Calculate equivalent fractions. By expanding it we can build up equivalent fractions: multiply the numerator & the denominator by the same number.