# Half percent, written as a decimal, is

A. 0.2

B. 0.02

C. 0.005

D. 0.05

**Answer: Option C **

__Solution(By Examveda Team)__

$$\eqalign{
& {\text{As}}\,{\text{we}}\,{\text{know}},\,1\% = \frac{1}{{100}} \cr
& {\text{Hence}},\, \cr
& \frac{1}{2}\% = {\frac{1}{2} \times \frac{1}{{100}}} \cr
& \,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\, = \frac{1}{{200}} \cr
& \,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\, = 0.005 \cr} $$ ## Join The Discussion

## Comments ( 5 )

Related Questions on Percentage

A. $$\frac{1}{4}$$

B. $$\frac{1}{3}$$

C. $$\frac{1}{2}$$

D. $$\frac{2}{3}$$

1/200 = 1/2 X 1/100 = 0.5 X 1/100 = 0.005

Very simple

O.5%

0.5/100

5/1000

0.005

How it is possible?

Hello, Sabet,

Can you explain your ans? How you get this? Thank You.

0.02