# Math

how to change a mixed number like 1 1/5 into a percent?

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1. To turn a fraction into a decimal, take the denominator and slide it to the outside to make a division problem...in this case 1 divided by 5, which equals .20 To turn a decimal into a percent, move the decimal point 2 places to the right and add a percent sign. The 1 is a whole or 100% so 1 1/5 = 120%. Hope this helps!

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posted by msp
2. how do i divid fractions?

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posted by alec
3. First, Alec, if you have a question, it is much better to put it in as a separate post in <Post a New Question> rather than attaching it to a previous question, where it is more likely to be overlooked.

I searched Google under the key words "divide fractions" to get these possible sources:

http://www.mathsisfun.com/fractions_division.html
http://www.aaamath.com/fra66o-divfract.html

In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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posted by PsyDAG

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