A percent can be expressed using the percent symbol %, for example:
10 percent or 10% are both the same.
A percent is equivalent to a fraction with denominator 100, for example:
40% of car sales = of car sales = of car sales
Percent and hundredths are basically equivalent. This makes conversion between percent and decimals very easy.
To convert from a decimal to a percent, just move the decimal 2 places to the right, for example:
0.15 = 15 hundredths = = 15%.
Converting from percent to decimal form is similar, only you move the decimal point 2 places to the left, for example:
5% = = 0.05
The following video shows an example of writing a decimal as a percent.
The following video shows an example of writing a percent as a decimal.
The following video shows more examples of converting decimals into both fractions and percents.
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