# What is 40% as a fraction in simplest form?

**Solution:**

To write a fraction in its simplest form means that the numerator and denominator can no longer be divided by the same whole number exactly or evenly.

Let us convert 40% into a fraction in the simplest form

**Step 1: **Convert 40% to a fraction form by dividing it by 100.

40% = 40/100

**Step 2:** Find the GCF or the greatest common factor of 40 and 100.

Here, 20 is the GCF

**Step 3:** Divide the numbers by the GCF to simplify fraction and reduce to its simplest form.

⇒ (40 ÷ 20) / (100 ÷ 20) = 2 / 5

Thus, 40% as a fraction in simplest form is 2/5.

## What is 40% as a fraction in simplest form?

**Summary:**

The value of 40% as a fraction in simplest form is 2/5.

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