Algebra 1 : How to find percentage equivalent to a decimal

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Example Question #31 : Decimals And Percentage

Rewrite the following decimal as a percent.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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 #2971 : Algebra 1

Convert  to a percentage.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To convert a decimal (or whole number) to a percentage, take the decimal and multiply it by 100.

Example Question #2972 : Algebra 1

Convert to a percentage

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

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 #41 : Decimals And Percentage

Express the decimal as a percent.

Possible Answers:

0.561%

5.61%

0.000561%

56.1%

Correct answer:

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 #42 : Decimals And Percentage

Express the decimal as a percentage.

Possible Answers:

71%

0.0071%

0.071%

7.1%

Correct answer:

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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