Conversions

A given percentage can be converted into fractions and decimals. Also, a decimal can be converted as percentage.

To convert a percentage into a fraction
Remove the percent sign, and then divide the number by hundred.
e.g. 20% = 20 100 = 1 5 .

To convert a percentage into a decimal
Step 1: Remove the percent sign.
Step 2: Divide the number by 100, or move the decimal point two places to the left in the numerator.

          e.g. 4% = 4 100 = 0.04

To convert a decimal into a percentage
Step1: Convert the decimal into a fraction.
Step 2: Multiply the fraction by hundred.
Step 3: Put a percent sign next to the number.

Else, shift the decimal point two places to the right.

      e.g. 0.25
      = 25 100
      = 25 100 × 100
      = 25 %

Summary

A given percentage can be converted into fractions and decimals. Also, a decimal can be converted as percentage.

To convert a percentage into a fraction
Remove the percent sign, and then divide the number by hundred.
e.g. 20% = 20 100 = 1 5 .

To convert a percentage into a decimal
Step 1: Remove the percent sign.
Step 2: Divide the number by 100, or move the decimal point two places to the left in the numerator.

          e.g. 4% = 4 100 = 0.04

To convert a decimal into a percentage
Step1: Convert the decimal into a fraction.
Step 2: Multiply the fraction by hundred.
Step 3: Put a percent sign next to the number.

Else, shift the decimal point two places to the right.

      e.g. 0.25
      = 25 100
      = 25 100 × 100
      = 25 %

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