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Question from jim, a parent:

Please advise how I work out a gradient of say 1-20 one in twenty as a percentage %

Many thanks in advance

Hi Jim,

1 in 20 as a common fraction is 1/20. To express it as a decimal fraction divide 1 by 20 to get 0.05. To express the decimal fraction multiply by 100 to get 5%.


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