A percentage can be converted to a fraction.

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.
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## 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:

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

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.

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