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What is the problem? Enter one number (decimal or otherwise) press the divide by key and enter the second number. As long as the second number is not equal to zero you get a meaningful result. Try it. No special handling is necessary.

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How to convert percent to fraction

  1. Divide the percent by 100 to get decimal number.
  2. Count the number of digits (d) to the right of the decimal point of the decimal number.Example: 2.56 has 2 digits to the right of the decimal point, so d=2.
  3. Calculate the factor (f) for making the decimal number an integer: f = 10 to power d
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  4. Multiply and divide the decimal number x by the factor f: x * f / f = y / f
    2.56 * 100 / 100 = 256 / 100
  5. Find the greatest common divisor (gcd) of the fraction. Example:
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  6. Reduce the fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by the gcd value: Example:
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3./2 gives 1.5
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You can also configure your calculator to display all numerical results in decimal format. To do that press [MODE][F2]. Use the down arrow to select the ligne Exact/Approx, then use the right arrow to unfold the menu options 1:Auto
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