Convert Decimals to Percents

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Examples, solutions, videos, and worksheets to help Grade 5 students learn how to convert decimals to percents.

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Convert decimals percents

How to convert a decimal to a percent?

  1. Move the decimal point two spaces to the right.
  2. Add the % sign.

Consumer Math - Convert a Decimal to a Percent
This video covers a few examples of converting a decimal into a percent. Remember to move the decimal point to the right two spaces.

Decimal to Percent
A decimal can be written as a percent by moving the decimal point two places to the right. For example, to write 0.4 as a percent, move the decimal point two places to the right to get 40. So 0.4 can be written as 40%.

Decimal to percent, step by step, example

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