73.4%

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

73.4100

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.

7341000

Factor 2 out of 734.

2(367)1000

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of 1000.

2⋅3672⋅500

Cancel the common factor.

2⋅3672⋅500

Rewrite the expression.

367500

367500

367500

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

0.734

Convert to a Decimal 73.4%