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They are simply different ways of representing numbers.

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Q: How are fractions different from a decimal or a percent?
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What is 5 percent as decimal and fractions?

5% = 0.05 = 1/20

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 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 are equivalent fractions of 25 percent?

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

What is 1 fourth as a decimal and percent?

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

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%

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 243 hundredths in decimal fractions?

243 hundredths in decimal fractions = 2.43

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