## Percentages

 2.3 Percentages

We will learn to convert mixed numbers to percentages and vice versa.

Percentage means 'per hundred' or $$\dfrac{1}{100}$$.

• A percentage is a fraction with $$100$$ as the denominator.
• The symbol for percentage is $$\%$$ and it is read as 'percent'.

As example,

\begin{aligned} 0.55&=\dfrac{55}{100} \\&={\color{red}{55\%}}\end{aligned}

Or,

\begin{aligned} &\quad\space\space\space{\color{orange}{\curvearrowright\curvearrowright}}\\0.55&=0.55\times1{\color{orange}{00}}\% \\&={\color{red}{55\%}} \end{aligned}

## Percentages

 2.3 Percentages

We will learn to convert mixed numbers to percentages and vice versa.

Percentage means 'per hundred' or $$\dfrac{1}{100}$$.

• A percentage is a fraction with $$100$$ as the denominator.
• The symbol for percentage is $$\%$$ and it is read as 'percent'.

As example,

\begin{aligned} 0.55&=\dfrac{55}{100} \\&={\color{red}{55\%}}\end{aligned}

Or,

\begin{aligned} &\quad\space\space\space{\color{orange}{\curvearrowright\curvearrowright}}\\0.55&=0.55\times1{\color{orange}{00}}\% \\&={\color{red}{55\%}} \end{aligned}