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# Express 9/40 as a percent

**Solution:**

Given, the fraction is 9/40

We have to convert a fraction into percent.

Percentage is defined as a given part or amount in every hundred. It is a fraction with 100 as the denominator and is represented by the symbol "%".

In Mathematics, fractions are represented as a numerical value, which defines a part of a whole.

To convert a fraction into percent, it is multiplied by 100.

Percentage = fraction × 100

= 9/40 × 100

= 900/40

= 90/4

= 45/2

= 22 1/2%

Therefore, the required value is 22 1/2%

**✦ Try This: **Express 2/70 as a percent.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 8

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 7 Problem 83**

## Express 9/40 as a percent

**Summary:**

On expressing 9/40 as a percent we get 22 1/2%

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