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You are watching: 5 out of 8 is what percent Please Note: In the video the answer come 5/8 as a percent is 67.5%. This is incorrect. The exactly answer is 62.5%.

A percent is a ratio (fraction) whose denominator is 100.

To transform a portion to percent form, form a ratio by setup the portion equal come and also solve for P.

Example:

Write 5/8 in percent form.

Solution: set the portion equal to P/100 and solve for P: Solve by setup cross products equal to each other. 500 = 8P

Divide through 8:

P = = 62.5

5/8 = 62.5%

To convert from percent kind to portion form:

Drop the percent sign and place the value over 100. Then leveling the fraction.

Example:

Write 55% in portion form.

Solution:

55% = Reduce the fraction: Rewrite in percent form.
a. 6%
b. 6.25%
c. 24%
d. 25%
Write 18% in reduced fraction form.

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