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Ratios & Percentages

Ratios & Percentages

At a Glance - Converting Percents to Decimals

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To convert a percent to a decimal, you do the opposite of converting a decimal into a percent; instead of multiplying by 100, divide by one hundred. You can also simply move the decimal two places to the left.

Converting Percents to Decimals Example 1

90 % = 0.9


Converting Percents to Decimals Example 2

2 %  = 0.02


Converting Percents to Decimals Example 3

160 % = 1.6


Converting Percents to Decimals Example 4

0.5 % = 0.005


Converting Percents to Decimals Exercise 1

Write 100% as a decimal.


Converting Percents to Decimals Exercise 2

Write 75% as a decimal.


Converting Percents to Decimals Exercise 3

Write 5% as a decimal.


Converting Percents to Decimals Exercise 4

Write 2.5% as a decimal.


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