# What is 2.5% as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part are separated by a decimal point. A percentage is a fraction or a ratio in which the value of the whole is always 100.

## Answer: 2.5% as a decimal is 0.025.

In general, x% is represented as x/100.

**Explanation:**

2.5% will be represented as 2.5/100.

⇒ 2.5/100 = 0.025