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Express the following fraction in percentage:

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Hint: In order to find the percentage of a given number, we will simply divide the numerator by the denominator, then multiply the result by 100.

Complete step-by-step answer:
Given fraction number is $\dfrac{{24}}{8}$
By the operation of division, we will proceed further
$ \Rightarrow \dfrac{{24}}{8} = 3$
Now, we will multiply 3 by 100 to convert it in percentage
   \Rightarrow 3 \times 100 \\
   \Rightarrow 300 \\
Hence $\dfrac{{24}}{8}$ can be expressed in percentage as $300 % .$

Note: In these types of questions, remember the definition of fraction and how to convert it into decimal. After converting it into decimal, multiply it by 100 to convert it into percentage. Fractions represent equal parts of a whole or a collection. A fraction has two parts. The number on the top of the line is called the numerator. It tells how many equal parts of the whole or collection are taken. The number below the line is called the denominator. It shows the total number of equal parts which are there in a collection.
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