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How is 20% written as a fraction?

# Level 3-4 Numbers - Fractions, Percentages and Decimals

Alright, let's dive into the maths world! Fractions, percentages, and decimals might seem different, but they're all buddies representing numbers less than 1 in KS3 Maths. It's like knowing the secret code to switch between them, and it's super useful in everyday life.

1.
What is 3/5 written as a percentage?
30%
60%
75%
90%
Three-fifths of 100 is 60
2.
What is 3/4 written as a percentage?
10%
25%
50%
75%
Three-quarters of 100 is 75
3.
How is 166% written as a decimal?
1
1.6
1.66
1.67
To convert percentages to decimals simply move the digits two places to the right
4.
What is 3/5 written as a decimal?
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.8
In decimals 1/5 is 0.2 so multiply 0.2 by 3 for the answer
5.
What is 3/4 written as a decimal?
0.25
0.5
0.75
0.80
Three-quarters of 1 is 0.75
6.
How would you write 0.9 as a fraction?
1/9
3/9
7/9
9/10
9 and 10 have only one common factor - 1, so 9/10 is the simplest way to write this fraction
7.
How is 0.25 written as a fraction?
1/4
1/3
1/2
2/3
0.25 is one-quarter of 1
8.
How would you write 5.25 as a fraction?
1/5
525
514
5%
The 5 is a whole number - only the numbers after the decimal need to be made into a fraction
9.
How is 75% written as a decimal?
0.5
0.7
0.72
0.75
To convert percentages to decimals simply move the digits two places to the right
10.
How is 20% written as a fraction?
1/5
1/4
1/3
1/2
100 divided by 20 is 5 so 20% is the same as 1/5
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - Fractions

Author:  Frank Evans