Algebra 1 : How to find a fraction from a percentage

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Example Questions

Example Question #21 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Convert  into a fraction. 

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This percentage cannot be converted to a fraction. 

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When converting percentages into fractions, the easiest way to go about it is to simply place the percentage given over one hundred.

So for this example, the percentage is , meaning the it can be rewritten as .

Since  is a prime number, this fraction is already in its simplest form. 

Example Question #3111 : Algebra 1

What is the most-simplified fractional equivalent of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

"Percent" literally means "out of 100," so 22% is equivalent to . We can simplify this becasue both the numerator and the denominator are divisible by 2. Divide top and bottom by 2 to get .

Example Question #3111 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction:

Example Question #3112 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

Example Question #3113 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

Example Question #3112 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

Example Question #85 : Fractions And Percentage

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

Example Question #3113 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

Example Question #3121 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

Example Question #3122 : Algebra 1

Find the fractional equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the fractional equivalent of a percent, we place that number over 100 and reduce the fraction if necessary:

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