Percentages are values that are used to compare numbers to 100. All percentages equal the number divided by 100.
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For example, 35% means 35 out of 100. So, you could express it as 35/100, which could then be simplified to 7/20. You could also write 35 out of 100 as a decimal, 0.35.
So, percentages, again, are just that number out of 100.
Let’s take 85%. 85% means 85 out of 100, which can also be simplified to 17/20, and 0.85 can be written as a decimal, 0.85.