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

Carla Murphy 2021-12-29 Answered
How do you convert 5/12 into a decimal and percent?

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Becky Harrison
Answered 2021-12-30 Author has 2277 answers
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
Answered 2021-12-31 Author has 1786 answers
Solution:
\(\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{12}}}}={0.41666}\ldots\)
\(\displaystyle{0.41666}\ldots\times{100}\%={41.6666}\%\ldots\)
Rounding off to nearest percent gives
\(\displaystyle{42}\%\)
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nick1337
Answered 2022-01-08 Author has 9467 answers

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

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