## Changing a Fraction to a Percentage (or a Decimal)

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**Step 1:** Multiply the fraction by 100.

**Step 2:** Divide the new
numerator by the
denominator.

**Example:** Change 6/17 to a percentage.

rounding the answer to the nearest whole number. So 6/17 = 35%.

By the way, if you want to just convert the fraction to a decimal,
don't bother multiplying the numerator by 100. So, in our example,

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