How to Convert Percents and Fractions

Percents vs Fractions

“Percent” literally means “per-cent” or “per-one hundred”. So, to write a percentage as a fraction simply write the percentage over 100 and drop the percent sign. Remember to simplify the fraction when finished. To write a fraction as a percentage, the easiest way is to convert the fraction into a decimal (covered in an earlier video) and then convert the decimal into a fraction.