Converting Percentages to Fractions: Problem 1

Rule 29:
Recall that 1% = tex2html_wrap_inline35 . To convert a percentage to a fraction, simply convert 1% to tex2html_wrap_inline37 . To convert a percentage to a decimal, simply convert 1% to .01.

Problem 1:
Convert 3.45% to a fraction, and to a decimal.

Answer:
tex2html_wrap_inline27 and 0.0345

Solution:
The percentage 3.45% can be written

tex2html_wrap_inline29

The percentage 3.45% can also be written 3.45 tex2html_wrap_inline43 1% = 3.45 tex2html_wrap_inline43 0.01 = 0.0345.

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