## Halves converted to percentages

This is the shortest article in the series covering fractions as percentages. If you have a whole and split it into two parts you have two halves. If you have 100% and you split it into two then…

## Thirds converted to percentages

Thirds are interesting, converting them to percentages allows us to look at two other mathematical concepts and practices – recurring figures and rounding.

## Quarters converted to percentages

When you want to show a fraction as a percentage the most important thing to remember is that 100% is a whole amount, and in decimal terms it can be shown as the number 1. When you divide one into quarters you split the whole amount (1) into four parts.  So when you show 100%

## Fifths converted to percentages

Even though we are gradually increasing the number of slices in our pie this conversion of the fifth fractions to their percentage values is still straightforward. If you have memorised the five times table it makes this task much easier.

## Sixths converted to percentages

When you want to show a fraction as a percentage the most important thing to remember is that 100% is a whole amount, and in decimal terms it can be shown as the number 1. When you divide one into sixths you split the whole amount (1) into six parts.  So when you show 100%