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Here you will find information and support about how to convert a percentage into a fraction.

There are several worked examples, some practice sheets and even a calculator which will do all the work for you.

The best thing about the calculator is that it shows you all the working out along the way!

Here you will find some simple information and advice about how to convert a percentage to a fraction.

Further down this page you will also find a printable support sheet along with a practice exercise to help you consolidate your understanding.

Type in your percentage, and then click the Convert button to convert it into a fraction.

The answer will be displayed both as a decimal fraction, and in simplest form.

If you need help on how to convert a percentage to a fraction, there is more help further down!

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The important fact to remember when dealing with percentages is that percent means 'out of 100'. To convert a percentage to a fraction, follow the steps below:

Step 1) Change your percentage to a fraction by putting the percentage number over a denominator of 100.

Step 2) Change it to simplest form if required.

You have now changed your percentage to a fraction.

To convert the percentage to a fraction we put the percentage number over a denominator of 100.

So we have \[ 35\% \; = \; {35 \over 100} \]

Next we need to change the fraction to simplest form. In this case, by dividing the numerator and denominator by 5.

\[{35 \over 100} \; = \; {35 ÷ 5 \over 100 ÷ 5} \; = \; {7 \over 20} \]

So we have \[ 35\% \; = \; {35 \over 100} \; = \; {7 \over 20}\]

To convert the percentage to a fraction we put the percentage number over a denominator of 100.

So we have \[ 57\% \; = \; {57 \over 100} \]

This fraction is already in simplest form.

So we have \[ 57\% \; = \; {57 \over 100} \]

To convert the percentage to a fraction we put the percentage number over a denominator of 100.

So we have \[ 132\% \; = \; {132 \over 100} \]

Next we need to change the fraction to simplest form. In this case, we can divide the numerator and denominator by 4.

\[ {132 \over 100 } \; = \; {132 ÷ 4 \over 100 ÷ 4} \; = \; {33 \over 25} \]

Next we need to convert it to a mixed fraction (or mixed number).

\[ {33 \over 25} \; = \; 1 {8 \over 25} \]

So we have \[ 132\% \; = \; {33 \over 25} \; = \; 1 {8 \over 25}\]

To convert the percentage to a fraction we put the percentage number over a denominator of 100.

So we have \[ 225\% \; = \; {225 \over 100} \]

Next we need to change the fraction to simplest form. In this case, we can divide the numerator and denominator by 25.

\[ {225 \over 100 } \; = \; {225 ÷ 25 \over 100 ÷ 25} \; = \; {9 \over 4} \]

So we have \[ 225\% \; = \; {225 \over 100} \; = \; {9 \over 4}\]

Use this printable support sheet below if you would like a more printer-friendly version of this page.

Here you will find a printable sheet where you can practice your math skills at converting fractions to percentages.

Here you will find some simple information and advice about how to convert fractions to percentages.

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