What is 5/16 as a Percent?

Are you trying to learn how to write 5/16 in percentage form?

Solution: 5/16 as a percent is 31.25%

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How to Convert 5/16 to a Percentage

To convert 5/16 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:

5/16 = 5 ÷ 16 × 100% = 31.25%

To use the division method to express 5/16 as a percentage, divide the fraction's numerator (5) by the denominator (16), which is equal to 0.3125, then multiply by 100% to find the result in percent form: 31.25%.

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