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# Percentage as a Fraction in Simplest Form

Percentage and fractions are very important concepts of mathematics. The percentage gives the amount of something in each hundred. Fractions are part of a whole. They have numerators and denominators.

## Answer: Divide the percentage by 100 and reduce the fraction into the simplest form.

**Explanation:**

Step 1: Write down the percent divided by 100 like this. X% is written as X/100.

Step 2: If the given percent is not a whole number, then multiply both top and bottom by 10 for every number after the decimal point. For example, 34.56% is written as 34.56/100. Since there are 2 digits after the decimal point, multiply the numerator and denominator by 10^{2}, that is, (34.56/100) × (100/100) = 3456/10000.

Step 3: Simplify or reduce the fraction by canceling the common factors of the numerator and denominator.

### Hence, by following these steps, one can convert the percentage into a fraction.

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