Best Answer

They are simply different ways of representing numbers.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-03-31 13:55:46
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Steel Tip Darts Out Chart

96 cards





See all cards
13 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How are fractions different from a decimal or a percent?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What are the decimal and percent equivalents of?


What is 5 percent as decimal and fractions?

5% = 0.05 = 1/20

What is 20 percent as a fractions and a decimal?

Fraction: 20/100Decimal: 0.20

What 2.5 percent as a decimal and fractions?

2.5% = 0.025 as a decimal. As a fraction, 25/1000 = 1/40

How do fractions help you tell percents?

Because when you change a fraction into a decimal and change the decimal into a percent it all adds up... Let me explain... 1/2 is a fraction The decimal of 1/2 is 0.5 Move the decimal point 2 places to the right and you get the percent of 0.5 which is 50%. Fractions and decimals are the same, they're just used in different forms.

What is 1 fourth as a decimal and a percent?

.25 and 25% both fractions of 100.

What is the link between percentages and fractions?

divide to change the fraction into a decimal and multiply by 100 to change the decimal to a percent.

Fractions to percent?

Make the dinomenator 100 and then correct the numerator then make it a decimal then a fraction.

What are equivalent fractions of 25 percent?

25% = 1/4 as a fraction or 0.25 as a decimal

How do you change fraction to decimal to percent?

Fractions to Decimals to percent Example- For example the fraction is 4/7. You divide the numerator by the denominator and you get 0.571. If you want it into a percent, (Percent= out of 100) You multiply the decimal by 100 and you get 57.1%

What is 243 hundredths in decimal fractions?

243 hundredths in decimal fractions = 2.43

How is fraction related to decimal?

They can show the same number, just in different ways. You can convert fractions into decimals or decimals into fractions.

What has the same form as a decimal in a different way?

That might refer to a fraction. In general you can convert decimals to fractions, and fractions to decimals.

What is 35 percent written as a decimal and fraction in simplest form?

Divide percent values by 100 to convert them to fractions. Therefore, 35 % = 35/100 = 7/20. The decimal equivalent is 0.35

What is another word for benchmark fractions?

decimal fractions

What is decimal notation for twentieths?

There are different notations for different fractions of 20, so there can be no single answer - except that they are multiples of 0.05

How do you convert fractions into percents and decimals?

A fraction is written as one number divided by another. Perform the division and you get the decimal equivalent. Multiply the decimal by 100 and you have the percent.

How are fractions and decimals alike and how are they different?

Fractions and decimals are alike because you can make a fraction into a decimal (here's an exanple; 1/2 can be made into 0.5) and vice versa. The only difference is the different forms they are written in; a fraction is written in fraction form and a decimal is written in decimal form.

Why would two different calculators give different answers to the same problem?

They might round their fractions to different decimal places.

What is 18.75 percent in a fraction?

18.75% = 0.1875 are fractions. They are fractions in percentage or decimal form rather than in the form of a ratio. However, that does not stop them being fractions. Their rational equivalent is 1875/10000 which can be simplified, if required.

What fractions are repeating or terminating decimal?

All rational fractions.

How do convert a decimal into fractions?

Let's say your decimal is 0.4. Convert it to a percent (40%) 40% is 40/100, then reduce (4/10--> 2/5) :D

When is it better to use a fraction a decimal or a percent?

The answer depends on the form with which you are more comfortable. The main disadvantage of using decimal fractions is that they may result in an accumulation of rounding errors.

What is 35 equal to?

This number is equal to a number of different answers including...a fraction, decimal and percent!!! This number is equal to a number of different answers including...a fraction, decimal and percent!!!

What is equal to 35?

This number is equal to a number of different answers including...a fraction, decimal and percent!!! This number is equal to a number of different answers including...a fraction, decimal and percent!!!