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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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    what is 0.28 and 28/100 ? or 14/50? or 7/25>

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    What?

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    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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    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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    Yes. That's what bobpursley told you.

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    Oh, I didn't notice till now. Sorry.

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