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# How are fractions different from a decimal or a percent?

Updated: 9/24/2023

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They are simply different ways of representing numbers.

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### What are the decimal and percent equivalents of?

Fractions

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.

5% = 0.05 = 1/20

### What 2.5 percent as a decimal and fractions?

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

### 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.

### What is 1 fourth as a decimal and percent?

0.25 as a decimal, and 1/4 as a percentage.

### What are equivalent fractions of 25 percent?

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

### 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 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.

### 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.

### How do u make fractions into percents?

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