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# A percent is a ratio of a number to WHAT?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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A percent is a ratio of a number to 100.

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### How do you do percent into ratio?

Any number of percent is the ratio of that number to 100.

### How do you write a ratio as a percent?

A percent is a number relative to 100. Therefore, we want the number 100 in the ratio. In order to do that, we need to multiply BOTH numbers in the ratio by a number so that the second number of the new ratio is equal to 100. The first number of the new ratio is the percent. For example: 4:5 = [4*20]:[5*20] = 80:100 = 80%

### Is a ratio or rate that compares a number to 100?

A percent is a ratio, or rate, that compares a number to100

A percent

Percent

### Is 62 percent a rational number?

62 percent is the ratio of 62 to 100 ... a very rational number.

### A special ratio that compares a number to 100?

Percent I beleive.

### What is the term for - a ratio that compares a number to 100?

That is called percent.

### How are ratios similar to percent?

A ratio is a comparison of one number in relation to another number. A percent is a comparison of one number in relation to One Hundred.

Percentage!

### How are percents and ratio different?

A ratio can have any denominator. In a percent the denominator is implicitly 100 and only the numerator is mentioned. So 35 percent is the same as the ratio 35/100 or the ratio 7/20.

### How do you write ratio comparing A40229000 in 2010 and B88458000 a projected number in 2050?

Find Ratio A to B. Find Ratio B to A. Complete sentence: A is percent of B.