Algebra 1 : How to find percentage equivalent to a decimal

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Example Question #21 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

Find the percentage equivalent for the following decimal:

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Explanation:

In order to find the percentage equivalent for a decimal, all we have to do is multiply our decimal by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the right two spaces.

Example Question #22 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

Find the percentage equivalent of the following decimal:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the percentage equivalent for a decimal, all we have to do is multiply our decimal by 100. We can also move the decimal point to the right two spaces.

Example Question #2951 : Algebra 1

What is the percentage equivalent of  ?

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Explanation:

To find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, we multiply our given decimal value by one-hundred:

Example Question #2952 : Algebra 1

If you have  dollars yet to pay on a  dollar loan, what percentage of your loan do you still owe?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, divide the amount owed by the total amount.  This will yield you a decimal.  Then, to find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  The best answer is:

Example Question #25 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

What is the percentage equivalent of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  The best answer is:

Example Question #21 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

Which of the following is the percent equivalent of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  The best answer is:

Example Question #21 : Decimals And Percentage

If you have  dollars yet to pay on a  dollar loan, what percentage of your loan do you still owe?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, divide the amount owed by the total amount.  This will yield you a decimal.  Then, to find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  The best answer is:

Example Question #28 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

Which of the following is the percent equivalent of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  The best answer is:

Example Question #29 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

Which of the following is the percent equivalent of ?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  The best answer is:

Example Question #21 : How To Find Percentage Equivalent To A Decimal

If you have  dollars yet to pay on a  dollar loan, what percentage of your loan have you already paid?  Round your answer to the nearest whole percent.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, first calculate the amount you have paid by subtracting the amount owed from the total.  Then divide the amount paid by the total amount.  This will yield you a decimal.  Then, to find the percentage equivalent of a decimal, simply move the decimal (if there is none, remember that there is always an implied decimal after the one's digit) to the right twice.  Don't forget to round.  The best answer is:

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