## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

To convert from fraction to percent, change the fraction first to its decimal form. Then move the decimal point 2 places to the right and then write the percent symbol. Dividing the numerator by the denominator, the decimal form of the given expression, $\dfrac{5}{8}$, is 0.625. In percent, this is equivalent to 62.5%.