# How do you convert 5/12 into a decimal and percent?

How do you convert 5/12 into a decimal and percent?

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Becky Harrison
Explanation:
$$\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{12}}}}$$ simply means 5 divided by 12.
So $$\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{12}}}}={0.4167}$$
If you are not given a calculator to find the answer, then use long division.
$$\displaystyle{\left({\frac{{{5}}}{{{12}}}}\right)}\cdot{100}\%={41.67}\%$$
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SlabydouluS62
Solution:
$$\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{12}}}}={0.41666}\ldots$$
$$\displaystyle{0.41666}\ldots\times{100}\%={41.6666}\%\ldots$$
Rounding off to nearest percent gives
$$\displaystyle{42}\%$$
nick1337

$$\frac{5}{12}=0.41666$$
To convert it to % age
=0.41666*100%
=41.6666%
Hope it helps!