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

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #31 : Decimals And Percentage

Rewrite the following decimal as a percent.      Explanation:

Rewrite the following decimal as a percent. To convert between decimals and percents, we simply need to move the decimal point.

When going from a decimal to a percent, move the point two spaces to the right.

When going from a percent to a decimal, move the point two spaces to the left.

So this, Becomes ### Example Question #41 : Decimals And Percentage

Convert to a percentage.      Explanation:

To convert a decimal (or whole number) to a percentage, take the decimal and multiply it by 100.  ### Example Question #41 : Decimals And Percentage

Convert to a percentage      Explanation:

To convert any decimal to a percentage, take the number and multiply it by 100. This is the same concept as moving the decimal point two places to the right.  This is all you need to do to convert it.

### Example Question #2971 : Algebra 1

Express the decimal as a percent. 56.1%

0.561%

5.61%

0.000561%

5.61%

Explanation:

To find the percent, we take the decimal and multiply it by  The answer is then the equivalent percent.

5.61%

### Example Question #2972 : Algebra 1

Express the decimal as a percentage. 71%

0.071%

7.1%

0.0071%

71%

Explanation:

To find the percent, we take the decimal and multiply it by  The answer is then the equivalent percent.

71%

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