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# What is two-thirds in percent form?

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In percent form, two-thirds is 66.67 percent. To determine this, one divides two by three with a calculator to find 0.66666. To find this fraction in percent form, one has to multiply 0.66666 by 100 to find the answer 66.666 percent, which can be rounded 66.666 to the nearest hundredth to arrive at 66.67 percent.

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If a given fraction has a denominator that one can multiply by another number that gives 100 in the denominator, then this is another method of finding a fraction in percent form. An example of this type of problem is the fraction one-half, or 1/2. One can multiply the numerator and denominator by 50 to get the answer 50/100. This fraction is equal to 0.50 percent. If one multiplies this by 100, one finds the answer 50 percent. In math, 50/100 is an equivalent fraction of 1/2.

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Six percent is written as "0.06" in decimal format. Percent is derived from the Latin term "per centum" that means "by the hundred." It means "one-hundredth part," or 1/100. Six percent is thus six one-hundredth parts, or 6/100.

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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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It takes three-thirds to make a whole unit. As a fraction, three-thirds is written as 3/3, which literally means three divided by three, which is then simplified as one. A fraction is a part of a whole, and a whole is equivalent to the figure one.