# How do you convert 0.23 into a fraction and percent?

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May 8, 2016

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Move the decimal two to the right, then place that number over 100. The numerator of this fraction is the percentage.

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When read out loud, 0.23 is "23 one hundredths". Mathematically:

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Next, looking at the word "percent", it can be broken down into "per-" meaning "by", and "cent", meaning "100".

So a **percent** is simply whatever number is placed over 100. Hence,

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