# What is 2.5% as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point

Percentage is a fraction or a ratio in which the value of 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