Most of the students feel difficulty in converting percent to fraction and fraction to percent. We will help those students to learn simple and easy methods to convert a percentage into a fraction with simple steps. Generally, we use percentages and fractions in our daily life. Before that, the 5th grade students must know what is percent and what is a fraction. Check out the article to know in-depth about percent to fraction conversion.

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### What is a Percent?

The word percentage is derived from the Latin word – per centum. Percent means “out of hundred”. It is denoted by a sign %.

Example: A park is 50% filled by plants.

Solution:

Given,

A park is 50% filled with plants

That means 50 out of 100 are covered by plants.

### What is a Fraction?

A fraction is a number that is part of a whole number. A fraction represents the division of whole numbers into equal parts. A fraction consists of a numerator and a denominator. The numerator is known as the top number and the denominator is known as the bottom number.

### How to Convert Percentage into Fraction?

Follow the below provided steps to easily convert between a percentage and fraction. They are as follows

**Step 1.** Write the given percent divided by 100. That means percent/100.

**Step 2.** If the given number is not a whole number, then multiply and divide by 10 for every number after the decimal point.

**Step 3.** Simplify the fraction.

### Percentage to Fraction Conversion Table

The below table will make your conversion from percent to fraction easy.

Percentage |
Fraction |

1% | 1/100 |

2% | 2/100 |

3% | 3/100 |

4% | 4/100 |

5% | 5/100 |

6% | 6/100 |

7% | 7/100 |

8% | 8/100 |

9% | 9/100 |

10% | 10/100 or 1/10 |

11% | 11/100 |

25% | 25/100 or ¼ |

28% | 28/100 or 14/50 or 7/25 |

30% | 30/100 or 3/10 |

33.33% | 1/3 |

40% | 40/100 or 2/5 |

50% | 50/100 or ½ |

85% | 85/100 |

100% | 1 |

### Converting Percentage as Fractions Examples

Let us discuss converting a percentage into a fraction with some examples.

**Example 1.**

Convert the percentage 6% into a fraction.

**Solution:**

We have to convert percent into the fraction by divided with 100.

We know that 1% = 1/100

The given percentage is a whole number.

Then 6% = 6/100

Now we need to reduce 6/100 to its lowest term.

6/100 ÷ 2/2

Divide both the numerator and denominator by 2.

= 3/50

This is cannot be simplified further.

**Example 2.**

Convert the percentage 38% into a fraction

**Solution:**

We have to convert percent into the fraction by divided with 100.

We know that 1% = 1/100

Here the given percentage is a whole number.

Then 38% = 38/100

Now we need to reduce 38/100 to its lowest term.

38/100 ÷ 2/2

Divide both the numerator and denominator by 2.

= 19/50

This is cannot be simplified further.

**Example 3.**

Convert the percentage 45% into a fraction.

**Solution:**

We have to convert percent into the fraction by divided with 100.

We know that 1% = 1/100

Here the given percentage is a whole number.

Then 45% = 45/100

Now we need to reduce 45/100 to its lowest term.

45/100 ÷ 5/5

Divide both the numerator and denominator by 5.

= 9/20

This is cannot be simplified further.

**Example 4.**

Convert the percentage 25% into a fraction.

**Solution:**

We have to convert percent into the fraction by divided with 100.

We know that 1% = 1/100

Here the given percentage is a whole number.

Then 25% = 25/100

Now we need to reduce 25/100 to its lowest term.

25/100 ÷ 5/5

Divide both the numerator and denominator by 5.

= 5/20

= 1/4

**Example 5.**

Convert the percentage 140% into a fraction

**Solution:**

We have to convert percent into the fraction by divided with 100.

We know that 1% = 1/100

Here the given percentage is a whole number.

Then 140% = 140/100

Now we need to reduce 6/100 to its lowest term.

140/100 ÷ 2/2

Divide both the numerator and denominator by 2.

70/50 = 7/5 = 1 2/5.

### FAQs on Converting a Percent into a Fraction

**1. What is 9 percent in a fraction?**

9% in a fraction is 9/100.

**2. What is the fraction form of 50%?**

The fraction form of 50% is 50/100 or 1/2.

**3. What is the fraction for 7 percent?**

The fraction for 7 percent is 7/100.