28.85÷15%

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

28.85÷15100

Convert the decimal number to a fraction by shifting the decimal point in both the numerator and denominator. Since there are 2 numbers to the right of the decimal point, move the decimal point 2 places to the right.

28851510000

Cancel the common factor of 2885 and 15.

Factor 5 out of 2885.

5(577)1510000

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 5 out of 15.

5⋅5775⋅310000

Cancel the common factor.

5⋅5775⋅310000

Rewrite the expression.

577310000

577310000

577310000

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

5773⋅110000

Multiply 5773⋅110000.

Multiply 5773 and 110000.

5773⋅10000

Multiply 3 by 10000.

57730000

57730000

57730000

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

0.01923‾

Convert to a Decimal 28.85÷(15%)