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A percent is a proportion (fraction) who denominator is 100.
To transform a fraction to percent form, kind a ratio by setting the fraction equal to
Write 5/8 in percent form.
Solution: collection the portion equal to P/100 and solve because that P:
Solve by setup cross products equal to each other.
500 = 8P
Divide through 8:
5/8 = 62.5%
To transform from percent type to portion form:
Drop the percent sign and place the worth over 100. Then leveling the fraction.
Write 55% in fraction form.
Reduce the fraction:
Write 18% in reduced fraction form.
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