# How to Convert a Percentage to a Fraction

## Converting a Percentage to a Fraction

A percentage can be converted to a fraction.

## How to Convert a Percentage to a Fraction

Converting 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.

### Question

What is 20% as a fraction?

### Step-by-Step:

# 1

Write the percentage (20) as the top number of a fraction (called the numerator).

# 2

Write 100 as the bottom number of the fraction (called the denominator).

# 2

### Answer:

20% converted to a fraction is ^{1}⁄_{5}.