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If so, the easiest way to convert 1/5 to a percent is to always remember that EVERY digit in our number system represents a power of ten ... 1 / 5 = 0.2 Guess what 1/50 would equal? 1 / 50 = 0.02 A percentage is a sliding scale between nothing (0%) and 1 whole (100%). - read more

All you need to do, is multiply this 1.5 times 100 and you'll get the equivalent 1.5*100=150% Hope this helps - read more

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