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Fraction to Percent Calculator for Converting Fractions to Percentages

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Fraction to Percent Calculator

This free online conversion calculator will reduce the entered fraction into simplest form and then convert the simplified fraction into a percentage. Plus, the converter will show all of its work, including the reduction process and the long division you would use if you were converting fractions to percentages manually. The Learn tab includes short how-to tutorial for:

  • Steps for converting fractions to percentages.
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Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

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Numer:Numerator:Numerator:Numerator:

Numerator:

Enter the top number of the fraction to be converted into a percentage.

Denom:Denominator:Denominator:Denominator:

Denominator:

Enter the bottom number of the fraction to be converted into a percentage.

Reduced:Simplified:Fraction in simplest form:Fraction in simplest form:

Fraction in simplest form:

This is the entered fraction after reducing the fraction into simplest form. Note that the calculator will show its reduction work in a space below these result fields. If the numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1, this field will simply display your original entry.

Decimal:Decimal:Decimal equivalent:Decimal equivalent of reduced fraction:

Decimal equivalent of reduced fraction:

This is the decimal equivalent of the entered fraction after it was reduced into simplest form. The calculator will display the long division you would use if you were to use the manual method of converting fractions into percentages. Note that if the result is a long decimal number and/or has repeating elements, the result can only be considered to be a close estimation.

Percent:Percent:Percent:Percent:

Percent:

This is the percentage equivalent to decimal given in the previous field. The calculator arrives at this result by multiplying the decimal equivalent by 100 -- which is the same as moving the decimal point 2 places to the right. Note that the percentage result is rounded to two decimal points.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure database, tap or click on the Data tab, select "New Data Record", give the data record a name, then tap or click the Save button. To save changes to previously saved entries, simply tap the Save button. Please select and "Clear" any data records you no longer need.

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Help and Tools

Help and Tools:

This section, which you can Unstick or Hide in the Calculator Preferences (just above the top of the calculator), contains the following tabs (content too long to fit within bordered frame can be scrolled up and down):

About: Click this tab for an introduction to the calculator.

Instructions: Click this tab for step-by-step instructions for using the calculator.

Terms: Click this tab for a list of the descriptions that are located within each popup help button (info icons).

PCalc: Click this tab for a handy "pocket" calculator you can use when you need to calculate an entry needed for the calculator.

Data: Click this tab to save a set of entries or a note in between visits. Entries and notes will be stored to your web browser's local storage (if supported by your browser of choice), meaning they can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save entries and notes between devices you can do so by subscribing to the Ad-Free Member Version.

 

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Adjust Calculator Width:

Move the slider to left and right to adjust the calculator width. Note that the Help and Tools panel will be hidden when the calculator is too wide to fit both on the screen. Moving the slider to the left will bring the instructions and tools panel back into view.

Also note that some calculators will reformat to accommodate the screen size as you make the calculator wider or narrower. If the calculator is narrow, columns of entry rows will be converted to a vertical entry form, whereas a wider calculator will display columns of entry rows, and the entry fields will be smaller in size ... since they will not need to be "thumb friendly".

Show/Hide Popup Keypads:

Select Show or Hide to show or hide the popup keypad icons located next to numeric entry fields. These are generally only needed for mobile devices that don't have decimal points in their numeric keypads. So if you are on a desktop, you may find the calculator to be more user-friendly and less cluttered without them.

Stick/Unstick Tools:

Select Stick or Unstick to stick or unstick the help and tools panel. Selecting "Stick" will keep the panel in view while scrolling the calculator vertically. If you find that annoying, select "Unstick" to keep the panel in a stationary position.

If the tools panel becomes "Unstuck" on its own, try clicking "Unstick" and then "Stick" to re-stick the panel.