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# there 12 beads on the bracelet. 8 of the beads are purple. what percent of the beads are purple

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There are 12 beads on the bracelet and 8 of the beads are purple. What percent of the beads are purple?The fraction [tex]\frac{8}{12}[/tex] represents the number of purple beads on the bracelet out of all the beads on the bracelet.To find what percent of the beads are purple, we can turn the fraction [tex]\frac{8}{12}[/tex] to a percent.We can first reduce the fraction [tex]\frac{8}{12}[/tex] by dividing both the numerator and denominator by the Greatest Common Factor of 8 and 12 using 4.8 ÷ 4 = 212 ÷ 4 = 3Our reduced fraction is [tex]\frac{2}{3}[/tex]2 ÷ 3 = 0.666666666666670.66666666666667 × 100 = 66.666666666667%Therefore, 66.666666666667% of the beads on the bracelet are purple.