28.8%

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

28.8100

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.

2881000

Factor 8 out of 288.

8(36)1000

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 8 out of 1000.

8⋅368⋅125

Cancel the common factor.

8⋅368⋅125

Rewrite the expression.

36125

36125

36125

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

0.288

Convert to a Decimal 28.8%