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Change Percents to Decimals

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Videos, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 6 students learn how to change percents to decimals.

How to convert percents to decimals?
Divide by 100
Shortcut: Move the decimal point two units to left.
Convert 37% to decimal. Write percents as decimals
Example:
Write the following as decimals:
a) 26%
b) 2%
c) 0.34%
d) 125%
e) 1435%
How to convert a percentage into a decimal?
Examples:
5%
23%
99%
How to turn a percent into a decimal?
Examples:
Convert to decimals
5%
24%
115%
15.7%



Change Percent to Decimal
Example:
Write the following percent as a decimal.
82%
Percentages (Math Song)
Lyrics:
A percentage is a ratio that compares a number to 100
A percentage expresses a number as a fraction of 100
"A part of 100" is what percent means in Latin
Now let's take a look at those percentages in action!

90% on a test - that's good!
10% of the weekend left - that's bad!
40% chips in your party mix - that's good!
100% of just pretzel sticks - that's bad!


Percentages are related to decimals and fractions
It's easy to quickly convert your numbers into them
1% is the same as 1/100 or 0.01
100% is the same as 100/100 or 1

A percentage is a ratio that compares a number to 100
A percentage expresses a number as a fraction of 100
To calculate a percentage increase or decrease, follow this formula please
Percentage change = (later - earlier)/earlier x 100
To get the percentage change from 32 to 24
Plug in (24 - 32)/32
Multiply by 100 and then you get a percentage

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