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Fill in the blanks: 66% represents _ parts out of _ equal parts.

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antionette93 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 17, 2011 at 5:20 AM via web

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Fill in the blanks:

66% represents _ parts out of _ equal parts.

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 17, 2011 at 3:11 PM (Answer #1)

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Percentage is used as a way of indicating a fraction of a given number. x% percentage refers to x parts out of 100 equal parts. Or x% = x/100

66% = 66/100

simplifying the fraction, we get 33/50

So 66% represents 33 parts out of 50 equal parts.

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aartihelpdesk | High School Teacher | Salutatorian

Posted March 17, 2011 at 10:56 PM (Answer #2)

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The answer for it is as follows :-

66% can be written as, 66/100.

You can further simplify this by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

Hence, the final value comes as 33/50.

Therefore, 66% represents__33__parts out of __50__equal parts.

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