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1-78.

Can you reduce this fraction?

What is a common factor of both 5 and 20?

A percent is a portion out of 100. Set the fraction as an equivalent fraction out of 100.

Refer to part (a).

$\frac{18}{50}\text{ or } 36\%$

Reduce this fraction to find an equivalent fraction. Then find an equivalent fraction out of 100 to get the percent.