worksheet asks to convert percent, decimal, or fraction depending on what is given.

What was given is 15%, which converts to a decimal .15, but what is the fraction??

worksheet asks to convert percent, decimal, or fraction depending on what is given.

What was given is 15%, which converts to a decimal .15, but what is the fraction??

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15%

"Percent" literally means per 100. So 15% means 15/100, which reduces to 3/20.

0.15

The first decimal place is 1/10, the second is 1/100, the third 1/1000, etc. So, 0.15 means 15/100, which also reduces to 3/20

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