Fraction to Percent Calculator

Convert a fraction to a percent using our calculator by entering your fraction below.

Fraction:

Percentage:

75%

Steps to Convert Fraction to Percent

Find the decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator
3 / 4=3÷4=0.75
Find the percentage by multiplying the decimal by 100
0.75×100=75%
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How to Convert a Fraction to Percent

There are just two simple steps to convert a fraction to a percent.

Step One: Convert the Fraction to a Decimal Value

The first step is to convert the fraction to a decimal value. This is as easy as dividing the numerator by the denominator.

As a refresher, the numerator is the number above the fraction bar, and the denominator is the number below the fraction bar.

decimal = numerator ÷ denominator

Step 1 in converting a fraction to percent is to turn it into a decimal

For example, convert the fraction 3 / 4 to a decimal.

3 / 4 = 3 ÷ 4
3 / 4 = 0.75

Thus, the decimal value of 3 / 4 is 0.75.

Here’s a tip: you might be able to use a decimal equivalents chart for a list of decimal values for common fractions to convert a fraction to decimal without using division.

You might also be interested in our long division calculator.

Step Two: Convert the Decimal Value to a Percentage

The second step is to convert the number from a decimal to a percentage. To convert it to a percent, multiply the decimal by 100, then place a percent sign (%) after it.

The second step in converting a fraction to a percent is to multiply the decimal by 100

For example, let’s convert 0.75 to a percentage.

percentage = 0.75 × 100 = 75%

The percentage value of 3 / 4 or 0.75 is thus 75%.

Putting this all together, you can convert to a percentage by solving the fraction, multiplying that by 100, then adding a percent sign (%) to the result.

Fraction to Percent Conversion Chart

Another way to convert a fraction to a percent is to use a conversion chart. The conversion chart below shows some common fractions and their equivalent percentages.

Fraction to percent conversion chart showing common fractions and their equivalent percentage values.
Fraction Percent
1/2 50%
1/3 33.3%
2/3 66.6%
1/4 25%
3/4 75%
1/5 20%
2/5 40%
3/5 60%
4/5 80%
1/6 16.66%
5/6 83.33%
1/8 12.5%
3/8 37.5%
5/8 62.5%
7/8 87.5%
1/9 11.1%
2/9 22.2%
4/9 44.4%
5/9 55.5%
7/9 77.7%
8/9 88.8%
1/10 10%
1/12 8.333%
1/16 6.25%

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