Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Decimals and Percents - Exercise Set: 87

Answer

As a decimal: $0.005$ As a fraction: $\frac{1}{200}$

Work Step by Step

To convert any percentage into a decimal divide by 100 (move the decimal two places to the left) 0.5% รท 100 = 0.005% Finally remove "%" sign next to the 0.005% โ†’ 0.005 To convert any percentage into a fraction divide by 100, and remove "%" sign. (Write a fraction where the numerator is what the percentage was, and the denominator is 100) $0.5$% $=\frac{0.5}{100}=\frac{1}{200}$
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