Standing in Lines

Just a few weeks ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers became the 2020 World Series Champions. While the COVID-19 pandemic may have affected the way Los Angelans were able to officially celebrate, let’s imagine that if permitted, the city would have had a parade.

Making the Change

As September is winding down, we can see that nine of the twelve calendar months of the year have passed. This is 9/12 = 3/4 = 75% of 2020, when considering just the months. If we instead want to know what percent of the days in 2020 have passed at the end of the last day of September, what would that percentage be? Express your answer to the nearest tenth.