Percentages as Fractions
As well as writing percentages in decimal form, it's also possible to think of them as fractions. Starting with 1% (one hundredth) we can write 1% = 1/100.
Similarly we can write any percentage as a fraction out of a hundred, but we can often simplify the fraction:
|Percentage||Equivalent Fraction||Simplest Fraction
Note that in the last example, 1/3 would be a recurring decimal.