Converting Percentages to Fractions

Rule 29:
Recall that 1% = tex2html_wrap_inline32 . To convert a percentage to a fraction, simply convert 1% to tex2html_wrap_inline34 . To convert a percentage to a decimal, simply convert 1% to .01.

Example:
Convert 0.7822% to a fraction.

Answer:
0.7822% can be written 0.7822 tex2html_wrap_inline36 1% and 0.7822 tex2html_wrap_inline36 1% can be written tex2html_wrap_inline40 and it in turn can be multiplied by 1.

tex2html_wrap_inline42 .

Now reduce the simple fraction.

tex2html_wrap_inline12.

Example:
Convert 0.7822% to a decimal.

Answer:
0.7822% can be written 0.7822 tex2html_wrap_inline36 1% = 0.7822 tex2html_wrap_inline36 0.01 = 0.007822.

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