What Is 2/5 As a Percentage?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 2, 2020 8:43:39 PM ET

Two-fifths is equivalent to 40 percent. Dividing the numerator, 2, by the denominator, 5, yields a decimal value of 0.40. Decimal values can be converted to percentages by multiplying by 100, which means that 0.40 is equal to 40 percent.