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McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills For A Top Score: ASVAB Reading and Math by Dr. Janet Wall

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Skill 33 Convert between Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

On the ASVAB you are likely to get at least one math question that requires some knowledge of this skill. Keep in mind that percent means “how many out of 100.” For example, if you took a test that had 100 questions and got 75 correct, you scored 75% (“75 out of 100”). Twenty-five percent (25 out of 100) of your answers were incorrect.

Converting a Percent to a Fraction. Imagine once again that you answered 75 out of 100 test questions correctly. How to you convert your 75% score to a fraction? By definition, a 75% score (75 correct out of 100) is the fraction Image But remember that on the ...

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