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**20 percent can be written as the fraction 1/5.** It can also be written as the decimal 0.2. Percentages, fractions and decimals are different ways of expressing the same number value.

To convert from a percentage to a fraction, the percentage first needs to be divided by 100, in order to convert it to a decimal. For example, 20 divided by 100 is 0.2. After that, the decimal is written above the number 1, for example, 0.2/1. This fraction is then converted to remove the decimal by multiplying top and bottom by 10, which results in 2/10. Since 2 and 10 are even numbers, this can be simplified by dividing each number by 2, which results in 1/5.

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## How do you convert a percent to a fraction?

A:Converting a percent to a fraction is done by placing the number of the percent over 100. In final form, the fraction needs to contain only integers, and be simplified as much as possible.

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## What is 15 percent as a fraction?

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Full Answer >**When expressed as a fraction, 15 percent is equal to 15/100.**This can be simplified further by dividing both the numerator and denominator by 5, resulting in 3/20.Filed Under: - Q:
## How do you turn a fraction into a percent?

A:To convert a fraction into a percent, change the fraction so that the denominator is 100. Multiply the numerator with the number that when multiplied with the original denominator gives you 100. Write down the numerator with a percent sign.

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## How do you write each percent as a fraction in its simplest form?

A:You can easily write a number in percentage form as a fraction in its simplest form by converting your numbers from one form to the other. A percentage can be directly converted to a fraction, or a percentage can be converted to a decimal first, then to a fraction. In converting percentages to simplified fractions, it is important to keep in mind that percent means "out of 100."

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