# Algebra 1 : How to find decimal equivalent to a percentage

## Example Questions

### Example Question #51 : Decimals And Percentage

Convert to a decimal.     Explanation:

To convert a percentage to a decimal, we simply move the decimal point two places to the left.

Alternatively, to convert from a decimal to a percentage, we would move the decimal place two decimal places the right.

But in this case, we are going from percentage to a decimal, so starting with , moving the decimal places two places to the left would leave us with Another way to solve is to divide the percentage by one hundred: ### Example Question #57 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #58 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent for the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #59 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #60 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #61 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #11 : How To Find Decimal Equivalent To A Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #61 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #64 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:      Explanation:

In order to find the decimal equivalent for a percent, all we have to do is divide our percent by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the left two spaces. ### Example Question #65 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent for the following percent:        