# convert 3/5 into percentage

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking how to convert the fraction 3/5 into a percentage. To do this, we will multiply 3/5 by 100 to find its equivalent percentage.

#### Answer

The fraction $\frac{3}{5}$ is equivalent to 60%.
##### Answer for screen readers

The fraction $\frac{3}{5}$ is equivalent to 60%.

#### Steps to Solve

1. Multiply the fraction by 100

To convert the fraction $\frac{3}{5}$ into a percentage, multiply it by 100:

$$\frac{3}{5} \times 100$$

1. Calculate the multiplication

Now, let's do the multiplication step by step:

First, compute $3 \times 100 = 300$.

Now, divide 300 by 5:

$$\frac{300}{5}$$

1. Simplify the division

Perform the division:

$$\frac{300}{5} = 60$$

Thus, the percentage equivalent of the fraction $\frac{3}{5}$ is 60%.

The fraction $\frac{3}{5}$ is equivalent to 60%.

#### More Information

When converting fractions to percentages, multiplying by 100 is a straightforward method. It’s essential in various disciplines, such as finance, to interpret ratios effectively. This means that 3 out of every 5 parts equals 60% of the whole.

#### Tips

One common mistake is forgetting to multiply by 100 or miscalculating the division. To avoid this, carefully follow each step and double-check your calculations.

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