281÷40%

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

281÷40100

To divide by a fraction, multiply by its reciprocal.

281(10040)

Cancel the common factor of 100 and 40.

Factor 20 out of 100.

28120(5)40

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 20 out of 40.

28120⋅520⋅2

Cancel the common factor.

28120⋅520⋅2

Rewrite the expression.

281(52)

281(52)

281(52)

Multiply 281(52).

Combine 281 and 52.

281⋅52

Multiply 281 by 5.

14052

14052

14052

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

0.07025

Convert to a Decimal 281÷(40%)