# Question #d6786

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#### Explanation:

fraction to percent:

#### Explanation:

Percentage is just a fraction but a special one. What makes it special is that the bottom number (denominator) is always 100

Suppose we had some unknown value that I will call

Then

Where does the % come in? Think of it as a unit of measurement but one that is worth

So

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Given:

To convert this to a percentage we need to change the bottom number into 100. Multiply a number by 1 and you do not change the value. However, 1 comes in many forms so you can change the way a number looks without changing its value.

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