What is 33(1/3)% as a fraction?
Percent means per hundred or for every hundred. We represent percentage with the symbol %.
Answer: 33(1/3)% as a fraction is 1/3
There are three simple steps to convert a percentage to a fraction. Let us look at these three steps in the following explanation.
The steps are:
Step 1: Drop the percent symbol %
Step 2: Divide the number by 100
Step 3: Reduce the fraction thus obtained.
Now, 33(1/3)% = 33(1/3) / 100
Converting the mixed fraction to an improper fraction, we get
(100/3) / 100 = 100/300
Simplifying this, we get
100/300 = 1/3
Therefore, 33(1/3)% as a fraction is written as 1/3