1/3.5 is 28.57142857142857% as a percent

Percent is derived from Latin word "per centum" which means "by a hundred". Percent can be thought of a fraction where denominator is always 100, and we add % sign to the fraction. For example, fraction 1/3.5 means 28.57142857142857 %.

** Steps:**

First divide 1 by 3.5: 1 ÷ 3.5 = 0.2857142857142857

Then multiply by 100: 0.2857142857142857 × 100 = 28.57142857142857

Answer:
\frac{1}{3.5}
= **28.57142857142857%**

(Remember to put the "%" sign so people know it is "per 100")

OR you can multiply the top by 100 first then divide by the bottom number:

Multiply 1 by 100 first, then divide by 3.5

100 ÷ 3.5 = 28.571428571428573

Answer:
\frac{1}{3.5}
= **28.571428571428573%**

(Remember that "%" sign!)

Or Move the Decimal 2 Places

After dividing, instead of multiplying by 100 we can just move the decimal point 2 places to the right, then add the %

First divide 1 by 3.5:

1 ÷ 3.5 = 0.2857142857142857

Move the decimal point 2 places to the right

2 places

Remember to add the "%" sign: 28.57142857142857%

Lets say in a maths test, you score 19 marks out of 20, it means you scored 95%.

Lets say in a school with 250 students, 100 are boys, it means that the percentage of boys in school is 40 %