# What is 1/6 as a Percent?

Are you trying to learn how to write 1/6 in percentage form?

Follow along to see how to convert fractions like this to percentages.

## How to Convert 1/6 to a Percentage

To convert 1/6 into a percentage, you need to convert it to a decimal first, and then multiply by 100. To do this, you can use the division method:

1/6 = 1 ÷ 6 × 100% = 16.6666…%

To use the division method to express 1/6 as a percentage, divide the fraction's numerator (1) by the denominator (6), which is equal to 0.16666666666667, then multiply by 100% to find the result in percent form: 16.6666…%.

## 1/6 Contains a Repeating Decimal

This formula above results in a percentage that contains a repeating decimal, which can be more cleanly expressed using a line (referred to as a vinculum) over the repeating portion.

Thus, 1/6 can also be expressed as **16.66%**. Note the vinculum over the repeating part of the number.

## Convert Another Fraction to a Percent

Use our fraction to percent calculator to rewrite any fraction as a percentage. The calculator will show each step in the conversion so you can learn the process.

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