Algebra 1 : How to find a fraction from a percentage

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Example Questions

Example Question #109 : Fractions And Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 19/25

Example Question #110 : Fractions And Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 1/2

Example Question #51 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 8/25

Example Question #52 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

No simplifaction is needed so for this question the final answer will be 37/100

Example Question #53 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 47/50

Example Question #54 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 33/50

Example Question #55 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 3/20

Example Question #56 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Find the simplest fraction equivalent to 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Find the simplest fraction equivalent to 

To go from percents to fractions, begin by putting the percent as the numerator of a fraction over 100

Next, simplify the fraction by pulling out factors in common to the numerator and denominator

 

So

Example Question #57 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the percent into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to change a percent into a fraction, the first step is to take the percent and place it over 100:

Then simplify as needed:

For this question the final answer will be 3/25

Example Question #111 : Fractions And Percentage

The fraction should be in the lowest reduced term. 

76%

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When converting percentages into fractions, you should always start with the percent in a fraction form.

The percent will go in the numerator, and the denominator of a percent always begins as 100.

In this case, your first fraction would be .

You then need to reduce each number.

Both of these numbers are divisible by 4, which would leave you with .

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