 # How do you convert 125% to a fraction in lowest terms?

How do you convert 125% to a fraction in lowest terms?

          %5/4%                                     <h4 class=answerHeader>Explanation:</h4>                                      <mathjax>%125 = 100%+25%%</mathjax>You should know that <mathjax>%25%=1/4%</mathjax> and so, <mathjax>%100% = 4/4%</mathjax>. Add them you get <mathjax>%5/4%</mathjax> in this case.  If it were <mathjax>%150%%</mathjax> itd be <mathjax>%3/2%</mathjax> and so on.                        <hr>              %5/4%                                    <h4 class=answerHeader>Explanation:</h4>                                      A percent is a value given as a fraction out of <mathjax>%100%</mathjax>Therefore <mathjax>%125%%</mathjax> can be written as the fraction <mathjax>%125/100%</mathjax>To change this to its simplest terms, divide the top and bottom by the HCF, which is this case is <mathjax>%25%</mathjax><mathjax>%125/100 (div25)/(div25) = 5/4%</mathjax>