Converting Percentages to Fractions: Problem 2

Rule 29:
Recall that 1% = tex2html_wrap_inline31 . To convert a percentage to a fraction, simply convert 1% to tex2html_wrap_inline33 . To convert a percentage to a decimal, simply convert 1% to .01.

Problem 2:
Convert 408.85% to a fraction, and to a decimal.

Answer:
tex2html_wrap_inline35 and 4.0885.

Solution:
The percentage 408.85% can be written

tex2html_wrap_inline37

The percentage 408.85% can also be written

408.85 tex2html_wrap_inline39 1% = 408.85 tex2html_wrap_inline39 0.01 = 4.0885.

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