What Percent is 0.7?Date: 6/12/96 at 22:2:25 From: Anonymous Subject: Percents What percent is 0.7? Is it 70 percent? Date: 6/12/96 at 23:2:16 From: Doctor Jodi Subject: Re: percents Hi there! You're right, it's 70 percent. You can think of the percent sign as standing for a denominator of 100. So in order to express something as a percent, you can first write it as a fraction over 100. .7, or 7/10, is equivalent to 70/100 or 70 percent. -Doctor Jodi, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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