# How do you write #17/25 # in percent form?

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Oct 3, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Percent means per 100. One way to obtain, the value per 100 is to multiply the numerator and the denominator both by a number that makes the denominator become 100. In the case of the given fraction, you multiply both the numerator and denominator by 4:

This means that

Another way to do it is to use a calculator to obtain the decimal form of the original fraction and then move the decimal point two places to the right:

Now we move the decimal point two places to the right:

0.68 = 68%