# What is 48% as a fraction in simplest form?

Writing a fraction in the simplest form gave an idea that the numerator and the denominator cannot be further divided by the same whole number (other than 1) properly.

## Answer: 48% as a fraction in simplest form is 12/25.

Let us proceed step by step.

**Explanation:**

Let's convert 48% into a fraction in the simplest form.

Step 1: Convert 48% into a fraction by removing the percent symbol and dividing it by 100.

48% = 48/100

Step 2: Find the greatest common factor (GCF) of 48 and 100.

Here, 4 is the GCF.

Step 3: Divide the numbers by the greatest common factor to simplify the fraction and reduce it to its simplest form.

⇒ (48 ÷ 4) / (100 ÷ 4) = 12/25

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