**To change a percent to a fraction, put the percentage over 100 (after removing the % sign)**

For example, to convert 17% to a fraction, put 17 over 100 like this

**Simplify if necessary**

For example, 50% is the same as , which is the same as

**Study and practice**

- Read about converting percents to fractionsRead about converting percents to fractions on this page from purplemaths (the lower half of the page.) On this page, you will be shown how to convert a percent to a decimal and then to a fraction.
- Download a percent-to-fraction conversion worksheetDesign and print a worksheet for practicing percent-to-fraction conversion at math-aids.com. (Tick the "Percent to fraction" box.)
- Quiz yourself on percent-to-fraction conversionCheck your understanding of percent-to-fraction conversion at onlinemathlearning.com.

0.00 min addition (+), subtraction (-), multiply (x), divide (÷)

1.19 min decimal point

2.43 min C, CE and backspace

4.19 min square, square root & fractions

6.17 min percentage (%)

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