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

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?

English exercise "Fractions and percentages" created by webmaster with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from webmaster]

30% =

400% =

2.27% =

4/5 =

6/10 =

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