1.2%

Convert the percentage to a fraction by placing the expression over 100. Percentage means ‘out of 100’.

1.2100

Convert the decimal number to a fraction by shifting the decimal point in both the numerator and denominator. Since there is 1 number to the right of the decimal point, move the decimal point 1 place to the right.

121000

Factor 4 out of 12.

4(3)1000

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 4 out of 1000.

4⋅34⋅250

Cancel the common factor.

4⋅34⋅250

Rewrite the expression.

3250

3250

3250

Convert the fraction to a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator.

0.012

Convert to a Decimal 1.2%