# 12 Percent as a fraction in simplest form

Percent means per hundred or for every hundred. We represent it as %.

## Answer: 12% as a fraction in its simplest form is 3/25

There are three simple steps to convert percent to fraction. Let us look at these three steps below.

**Explanation:**

The steps are:

**Step 1:** Drop the percent symbol %

**Step 2:** Divide the number by 100

**Step 3:** Reduce the fraction so obtained.

Now, 12% = 12/100

Simplifying this, we get

12/100 = 3/25