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CONVERTING RATIO INTO PERCENTAGE

__CONVERTING RATIO INTO PERCENTAGE -__

**Converting a ratio into a percentage involves expressing the ratio as a fraction, then multiplying by 100 to get the percentage value. Here's how you can do it:**

**Example.1) Convert the ratio 2:5 to a percentage**

__Step 1:-__ Write the Ratio as a Fraction
Let's say you have a ratio, such as 2:5.

__Step 2:-__ Express as a Fraction
To convert the ratio 2:5 to a fraction, write it as 2/5.

__Step 3:-__ Convert to Percentage
To convert the fraction to a percentage, multiply it by 100:

** 2**

** -------- X 100 = 40%**

** 5**

**So, the ratio 2:5 is equivalent to 40% as a percentage.**

__Here's another example:-__

**Example.2) Convert the ratio 3:8 to a percentage.**

**Ans.)**

** Step 1:- Write the Ratio as a Fraction
The ratio 3:8 can be written as 3/8**.

__Step 2:-__ Convert to Percentage
Multiply the fraction by 100:

** 3**

** -------- X 100 = 37.5%**

** 8**

**Rounded to two decimal places, the ratio 3:8 is approximately 37.5% as a percentage. (Ans.)**

** a**

**In general, to convert a ratio -------- to a percentage:**

** b**

** a**

** --------- × 100**

** b**

**This represents the ratio as a fraction of 100, expressed as a percentage.**