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BernardineDellis
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5% as a decimal and fraction in simplest form

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Jazminn

the answer is .5% and in farction is.5 over 100

smithshanell13

⇒ Solutions  5% as a decimal and fraction  1) To make 5% to decimal you have to divide 5% by 100. Percent means something out of 100.  ⇒ 5% ÷ 100 = n n = 0.05  5% as a decimal = 0.05  ≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡ 5% as a fraction  1) Percent is always out of 100 so 5% would be out of 100 ⇒ 5% = 5/100  The fraction of 5% is 5/100  5/100 can be reduced  To reduce a fraction you have to divide by the greatest common factor The greatest common factor of 5 and 100 is 5.  5 ÷ 5 = 1 100 ÷ 5 = 20  5/100 in simplest form would be 1/20 ≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡≡ Simplify  1) 5% as a decimal would be  ⇒ 0.05  2) 5% as a fraction would be  ⇒ 1/20 

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