# Question #50766

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#### Explanation:

All percentages can be expressed as fractions over 100.

That means that

Converting percentages to fractions can be done following these steps:

Step 1: Write down the percentage as a number over 100 (

Step 2: Simplify the fraction.

A fraction can only be simplified if the numerator and denominator have a common factor other than 1.

Since 13 and 100 have no common factors higher than 1,

#### Explanation:

A "percent" (%) by definition is the "parts per one hundred". So to start, you just need to make that notation conversion.

NOW you can "simplify". In this case, 13 is already a prime number, and thus cannot be factored further. Therefore, this is also the simplest fraction form.