How do you write 12.5% as a fraction in simplest form?

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Feb 9, 2018

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#1/8#

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Because #x%# means the amount of #x# in #100#, #x%=x/100#.

Here, #12.5%=12.5/100=125/1000#.

If you divide both the numerator and denominator of the fraction by #125#, you get #1/8#, which is your answer.

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Feb 9, 2018

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For writing a percentage in fraction, divide it by hundred.

# 12.5% = 12.5/100#

#-> 125/1000#

#-> (cancel125^1)/(cancel1000^8)#

#-> 1/8#

So, the simplest form is #1/8#

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