|Convert the following fraction to a percentage and decimal: →||389.4|
This is also written as 389.4 is what percent of 3000
Evaluating using our inputs, we get:
|Percentage =||Numerator * 100|
|Percentage =||389.4 * 100|
Percentage = 12.98%
Now we need to calculate the decimal version of the percentage:
The decimal version of a percentage is just the percentage divided by 100.
Dividing by 100 is the same as shifting the decimal point 2 places to the left.
Shifting 12.98 one decimal place to the left, we get --> 1.298
Shifting 1.298 another decimal place to the left, we get --> 0.1298Check to see if 0.1298 is a terminating decimal:
A terminating decimal is one that ends and does not repeat
Since the decimals 8 does not repeat, this is
a terminating decimal