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Q: 43.75 percent as a fraction in lowest terms?

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It is simply 4375/1 as an improper fraction

4375/1.

4375/10000 or 7/16

43.75% = 0.4375 = 4375/10000 = 7/16

Answer 1:What you do is first, write this as a fraction (43.75 / 100 = 4375 / 10000), then you start simplifying. Since the only prime factors of 10,000 are 2 and 5, try if you can divide the number 4375 by 2, and by 5. If you find a factor, divide the denominator by the same number. Continue, until you can simplify no more.Answer 2:4375/10,000 reduces to 875/2,000 which reduces to 175/400 which reduces to 35/80 which reduces to 7/16. In each case the division was by five.

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4375/1000

4375/1000

7/16

4.375 = 4375/1000 or 35/8 in fraction

7/16

0.4375 is a fraction. It is a fraction in decimal form rather than in the form of a ratio. However, that does not stop it being a fraction. Its rational equivalent is 4375/10000 which can be simplified. But simplification will mean that you lose information about the precision of the fraction.

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