How to Convert a Percentage to a Fraction (Mathematics Lesson)
Converting a Percentage to a FractionA percentage can be converted to a fraction.
How to Convert a Percentage to a FractionConverting a percentage to a fraction is easy. Write the percentage as the top number of the fraction, 100 as the bottom number and then simplify the fraction.
An Example QuestionWhat is 20% as a fraction?
20% converted to a fraction is 1/5.
A Real Example of How to Convert a Percentage to a FractionThe slider below gives another example of converting a percentage to a fraction.
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What Is a Percentage?A percentage expresses a part of a whole number as parts out of 100.
"Per cent" means "per 100" or "out of 100".
A percentage is shown by the symbol %.
What Is a Fraction?A fraction is a part of a whole number.
Fractions consist of a numerator and a denominator.
The denominator tells you how many equal parts the whole is divided into, and the numerator tells you how many of these parts there are.