# 15 Percent as a fraction in simplest form

Percent is a part or a portion out of 100. Fraction is a numerical value that represents a part of a whole.

## Answer: 15% is expressed as 3/20 as a fraction.

There are three simple steps to convert a percentage to a fraction. Let us look at these three steps given below.

**Explanation:**

The steps are:

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

**Step 2:** Divide it by 100

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

Now, 15% = 15/100

Simplifying this, we get

15/100 = 3/20