SAT Math : How to find a fraction from a percentage

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Example Question #11 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

Example Question #11 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

Example Question #11 : Fractions And Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

Example Question #11 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

Example Question #11 : How To Find A Fraction From A Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

Example Question #11 : Percentage

What is the fractional equivalent to 30% of a given a is 12.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First write the question out in equation form.

Since the question states that 

the equation becomes,

.

From here, convert 30% into a fraction.

Substituting the fraction in for the percentage the equation becomes,

Example Question #11 : Percentage

Turn the following percentage into a fraction:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since a percentage is a "part of 100" to turn it into a fraction we take the original number in the percent and place it over 100:

From here, simplify the fraction as necessary:

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