Posted by **Dani.** on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:42pm.

What is 28% as a decimal and as a fraction?

Also, can you tell me how you got the answer so I can solve the problems myself.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:44pm
what is 0.28 and 28/100 ? or 14/50? or 7/25>

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**Dani.**, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:47pm
What?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:51pm
BobPursley moved the decimal two places to the left -- or divided by 100.

28% = 0.28 = 28/100

Then he reduced that fraction.

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**Dani.**, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:51pm
My sister (6th grader) told me as a decimal it would be 0.28 and as a fraction 28/100 and then simplify to 7/25 is that correct?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:52pm
Yes. That's what bobpursley told you.

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**Dani.**, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 8:57pm
Oh, I didn't notice till now. Sorry.

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