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What is 7.5% 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
A percentage is a fraction of a ratio in which the value of the whole is always 100.
Answer: 7.5% as a decimal is equal to 0.075
Let us proceed step by step to determine the value of 7.5% as a decimal
In order to find out 7.5 percent as a decimal, we divide 7.5 by 100
We can perform the following steps to determine the value of 7.5% as a decimal
Step 1: Change the given percent into fractions.
Step 2: To perform step 1 we divide the given percent number by 100.
Therefore we can write as 7.5 / 100.
Step 3: After that change the obtained fraction into a decimal.
Hence, 7.5 / 100 can be written as 0.075.
During decimal division, we always shift the decimal to the left depending on the number of zeros in the denominator
You can also verify the result by using a percent to decimal calculator.
Therefore, 7.5% as a decimal is equal to 0.075.