# Convert to a Decimal 4.75%

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
Cancel the common factor of 475 and 10000.
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%