[Video] GRE Math Tip: Converting Fractions to/from Percents

Here’s Chris demonstrating a shortcut you can use on the Math section:

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15 Responses to [Video] GRE Math Tip: Converting Fractions to/from Percents

  1. Hari March 28, 2017 at 6:45 am #

    Wow awesome video for conversion from fraction to percents. Thanks a lot. I have been memorizing these values almost every time. ( Like 3/8 and 4/9 , 1/16 and a lot) . thanks for the help . Hope i will not do this mistake from now .. thanks a lot Chris !!!

  2. Nafiz February 17, 2017 at 9:21 pm #

    where is that Converting Fractions to/from Percents video ?

    • Magoosh Test Prep Expert
      Magoosh Test Prep Expert February 20, 2017 at 3:24 am #

      Hmm… the video doesn’t seem to be displaying at the moment. Sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for bringing this to our attention, Nafiz. I’ll contact Magoosh GRE and make sure we get this video back up ASAP. 🙂

  3. Asad Ullah October 15, 2016 at 12:48 am #

    Extremely Outstanding.

  4. Rj Mac November 19, 2015 at 7:44 pm #

    Mind blow!

  5. Daman July 15, 2015 at 5:02 am #

    This is amazing! Thanks. 🙂

  6. Ritesh April 26, 2015 at 1:05 pm #

    Extremely helpful…definitely easier than multiplying numerator by 100 to achieve that mixed fraction 🙂

    • Rita Neumann
      Rita Kreig April 27, 2015 at 5:09 pm #

      Thanks Ritesh! 🙂 Glad you found it helpful!

  7. Ugo July 4, 2014 at 7:51 am #

    NICE!!! i’m excited to try these out as i go through the Percent Lessons 🙂

  8. brittany March 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm #

    This is awesome!

    • Chris Lele
      Chris Lele April 2, 2014 at 1:20 pm #

      You are welcome 🙂

  9. Manish A. February 3, 2014 at 6:54 am #

    Hi Chris,

    Very informative video..You might also might wanna look up for “VEDIC MATH”,there are tons of simple tricks like this.

    Manish A.

  10. Nika September 28, 2013 at 12:55 am #

    Oh my gosh. This is so much better than the so-called tips in Princeton and Kaplan!!!!!!!!!!

  11. lawal July 8, 2012 at 8:00 am #

    hi, chris this works like magic..thanks…

    • Chris Lele
      Chris July 9, 2012 at 3:49 pm #

      Great! Glad it was helpful :).

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