Remove the decimal point from the percentage to make 875%. Then, convert 875% into a fraction (875/1000). This is your answer! You may simplify this if you required...
87.5 as a decimal = 875/100 or 35/4 as fraction or 8750% in percent
875/100 or 8.75
87 and a half percent:87 1/2%= 87.5%= 0.875 in decimal= 875/1000 or 7/8 in fraction
7 over 8. If you put a decimal point before the 875.
17.5 as a percent as a decimal fraction is 16/3
To find 87.5% of a fraction or mixed number, you first convert the fraction or mixed number into a whole number with or without a decimal (ex. 3/4=.75; 1 3/8=1.375). Next, you take 87.5% and convert it into a decimal (for multiplication. To do this, you simply move the decimal point (.) two paces to the left (87.5=.875) and the opposite when converting a decimal to a percent. Next, you multiply .875 by whatever the converted fraction or mixed number came out as. Now you have your answer. Hope this helps.
To convert any decimal to percent, simply multiply the decimal by 100. Thus, 0.875 × 100 = 87.5%
.875. It already is a decimal!