## PercentPercent means per hundred. The symbol used to denote percent is %. It is sometimes shortened as p.c..## Example demonstrating Percent2/10 is a fraction convert it in to percentage.- Make the denominator equal to 100.
- To make the denominator equal to hundred we multiply by x.
10×x = 100 So,x = 100/10. - We multiply numerator and denominator by x. We get (2×(100/10))/(10×(100/10)) = (2/10)×(100/100) = (2×100)/(10×100)
- As percentage is per 100 so the result is (2/10)×100 % = 20%.
## Things to remember- To convert a fraction into percentage we multiply by 100.
- To convert a percentage into fraction we remove the percentage sign and divide by hundred.
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