How do you find the fraction notation and simplify 16.6%?
This is roughly equal to
I am making an assumption that this is meant to be
The percentage in this case would usually be given in a more accurate form of #16.7% or 16.67%, implying that it is a recurring decimal which has been rounded off.
The best way of giving it is
This is one of the common percentages which is useful to know by heart.
The other fractions in this family are:
Other common fractions are
There are two ways of writing percentages. In sentences etc you would write 16.6% but for calculation you would write
To get rid of the decimal point multiply both top (numerator) and bottom (denominator) by 10:
Both numerator and denominator are even so divide both by 2