## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$\frac{6}{10}$, .6
We are given the percent 60%. We know that 60%=$60\div100=\frac{60}{100}=\frac{60\div10}{100\div10}=\frac{6}{10}$ To write 60% as a decimal, divide by 100 and drop the percent sign. $60\div100=.6$ Therefore, $\frac{6}{10}=.6$=60%.