GRE Math : Fractions and Percentage

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Example Question #581 : Arithmetic

Choose the answer which best expresses the following percentage as a fraction, ensure that the answer is simplified:

%

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert, simply first convert the percentage into a decimal:

Then, you can convert the decimal into a fraction, by putting the digits over one, followed by a number of zeroes equal to the number of digits:

Both are divisible by five, so you can simplify:

Example Question #582 : Arithmetic

Choose the answer which best converts the following percentage into a fraction:

%

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert, first express the percentage as a decimal:

Then, you can place the digits of the decimal over one followed by a number of zeroes equal to the number of digits:

Both of these numbers are divisible by , so you can simplify:

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