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# How do you convert percentages to fractions in simplest form Eg... 7 over 8 percent equals?

Updated: 12/14/2022

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change it to a decimal. then change it to a fraction. and then reduce it

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Q: How do you convert percentages to fractions in simplest form Eg... 7 over 8 percent equals?
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