Convert 40% to:

a fraction and a decimal:

A percentage is a number expressed in terms of it's relation to 100.

It is a number divided by 100.

We need to get to our original number.

This is the same as moving the decimal point to the right 2 places.

The first move to the right gives us 400.

The second decimal place move gives us 40

Percentage = | 40 |

100 |

Using our Greatest Common Factor (GCF) (40, 100) = 20