# 5 out of 8 is what percent?

A fraction is a relationship between a part and a whole, whereas, a percent means a part or a portion out of hundred.

## Answer: 5 out of 8 can be expressed as 62.5%.

Let us understand the conversion of a fraction to a percentage.

**Explanation:**

5 out of 8 can be written as 5/8

To convert a fraction to a percentage, we multiply the given fraction by 100 and add a % symbol to it.

5/8 × 100

= 500/8 %

= 62.5 %