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Lets say I want to represent 20 Percent

What do you call/name the "0.2" and "20%" notations

I am calling them Fractional and WholeValue notations for the time being, but wondering if there was something better.

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I call them $1/5$ –  Jay Kopper Jun 8 '11 at 22:35
Decimal and percentage, perhaps? –  Alex Becker Jun 8 '11 at 22:37

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I would call "0.2" the decimal notation, and "20%" simply the percentage notation.

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I would call "0.2" a proportion and "20%" a percentage.

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