Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Skills Handbook - Fractions, Decimals, and Percents - Exercises: 10

Answer

83.3%

Work Step by Step

In order to write a fraction as a percent, we first turn the fraction into a decimal. $5/6 \approx .833$. In order to write a decimal as a percent, we multiply by 100, so we move the decimal point two places to the right, and then we add a percent symbol. Thus, .833 becomes 83.3%.
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