## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Fraction $2\frac{1}{2}$ Percent 250%
Convert a decimal to a fraction. in 2.5, 5 is in the tenths position. Write as a fraction and reduce. 2.5 = $2\frac{5}{10}$ = $2\frac{5\div5}{10\div5}$ = $2\frac{1}{2}$ To convert a decimal to a percent. move the decimal point 2 places to the right. 2.5 = 250%