# Fractions, Decimals, Percentages

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### Percentages

The numerator value when the denominator is 100

### Percent

means "out of 100"

### of

means "times" or "multiply"

means "divide"

### Convert percentages to fractions

put the percent over a 100 and remove the % sign.
Simplify if necessary

### Convert fractions to percentages

Multiply the percentage by 100 and put a % sign on the end

### Convert percentages to decimals

Divide by 100 and remove the % sign

### Convert decimals to percentages

Multiply by 100 and put a % sign on the end

### Convert fractions to decimals

divide the numerator by the denominator

Use place value!

### Finding a percentage of

Remember that % means "out of 100"
So 15% of 34kg = 15/100 x 34 kg

### Increasing by a percentage

Find the percentage of the quantity.

### Decreasing by a percentage

Find the percentage of the quantity.
Take it off.

### Expressing quantities as a percentage

If 3 out of 4 teachers are female, then convert three quarters into a percentage

Example: