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# How do you write 120% as a fraction or mixed number in simplest form?

The word 'percent' means 'for every 100' or 'per 100'. And the word 'per' can be the fraction line that separate the numerator and denominator.  So, 120% can be read as '120 per 100'. $\frac{120}{100}$ Simplify. $\frac{120}{100} = \frac{12}{10} = \frac{6}{5}$ Convert the improper fraction into a mixed number. $\frac{6}{5} = 1 \frac{1}{5}$ So, 1 1/5 is the answer.