# How do you convert fractions to percentages?

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Do the division.

This also works when the numbers are not 100 (even though that's the definition of a percent!) this is because those fractions are said to be *proportional to each other*. Thus we can reduce the above fraction to...

(you can test this with a calculator if you like)