Algebra 1 : How to find decimal equivalent to a percentage

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Example Questions

Example Question #51 : Decimals And Percentage

Convert  to a decimal. 

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Correct answer:

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:

This is our answer. 

Example Question #57 : Decimals And Percentage

Find the decimal equivalent of the following percent:

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Correct answer:

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:

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Correct answer:

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:

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Correct answer:

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:

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Correct answer:

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:

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Correct answer:

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:

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Correct answer:

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:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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.

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