4.75%

Convert the percentage to a fraction by placing the expression over 100. Percentage means ‘out of 100’.

4.75100

Convert the decimal number to a fraction by shifting the decimal point in both the numerator and denominator. Since there are 2 numbers to the right of the decimal point, move the decimal point 2 places to the right.

47510000

Factor 25 out of 475.

25(19)10000

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 25 out of 10000.

25⋅1925⋅400

Cancel the common factor.

25⋅1925⋅400

Rewrite the expression.

19400

19400

19400

Convert the fraction to a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator.

0.0475

Convert to a Decimal 4.75%