# How do you write #137.5%# as a fraction?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

We can write a percentage as a fraction by taking the percentage and dividing it by 100. In this case:

We want to simplify our fraction now, and the first step is to get rid of the decimals by multiplying both top and bottom by

By looking at this fraction, you might notice that both

We notice again that