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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #116: Fractions and percentages
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    Fractions and percentages


    Reading out percentages & fractions

    I) Percentages


    Easy!
    55%
    fifty-five per cent

    100%
    a hundred per cent
    one hundred per cent

    200%
    two hundred per cent
    British & American English
    365%
    three hundred and sixty-five per cent (British English)
    three hundred sixty-five per cent (American English)

    4.25%
    four point two five per cent

    4.025%
    four point oh two five per cent


    II) Fractions
    Harder :)

    1) Rule

    1/7
    1/8
    a seventh
    an eighth

    You can also use 'one' for precise maths results :
    1/10: one seventh / one eighth.

    But now from 1/11 onwards : ALWAYS 'one':  1/12 = one twelfth


    2) Exceptions

    1/2
    1/4
    a half / one half
    a quarter / one quarter


    3) More examples

    2/3
    3/10
    two thirds
    three tenths




    III) EXERCISE
    How would you read these results out?





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