You will not believe how easy it is to convert 98/120 into a percentage. Converting a fraction into a percentage is one of the easiest mathmatical calculations you can do.
When learning about fractions, you will no doubt need to know how to convert a fraction like 98/120 into a percentage. We will show you how you can turn any fraction into a percentage in just a few seconds!! Let's Start!
The first thing you need to do is to understand what the numerator and the denominator is in a fraction.
In the fraction 98/120 the numerator and denominator are as follows:
98 (numerator) 120 (denominator)
When we are using percentages, what we are really saying is that the percentage is a fraction of 100. "Percent" means per hundred, and so 50% is the same as saying 50/100 or 5/10 in fraction form.
So, since our denominator in 98/120 is 120, we could adjust the fraction to make the denominator 100. To do that, we divide 100 by the denominator:
100 ÷ 120 = 0.83333333333333
Once we have that, we can multiple both the numerator and denominator by this multiple:
98 x 0.83333333333333120 x 0.83333333333333=0.83333333333333100
Now we can see that our fraction is 0.83333333333333/100, which means that 98/120 as a percentage is 0.83333333333333%.
An Even Simpler Way To Convert 98/120 into a Percentage
We can convert fractions to percentages even easier by first converting the fraction 98/120 to a decimal. The way we do this is to simply divide the numerator by the denominator:
98/120 = 0.81666666666667
Once we know the decimal conversion, we can then multiply the answer by 100 to make it a percentage:
0.81666666666667 x 100 = 0.83333333333333%
And that is all there is to it! Not too complicated at all! We've just shown you two different and super simple ways to convert 98/120 to a percentage. As you would agree, both methods are pretty straightforward. The convert to decimal method is a lot easier and quicker to do as it takes less steps to complete.
If you follow the steps explained on this page, it should be simple for you to convert a fraction to a percentage. With the more complicated fractions, you might want to use a calculator to help you on your way. The best thing to do to reinforce what you have just learned is to get a pen, paper and calculator and to try and manually do a few conversions from fractions to percentages yourself.
I do hope this mini tutorial has helped you to understand how to convert a fraction to a percentage a lot more now than it did before. All the best!