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.
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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