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More Lessons for Grade 6 Math, Math Worksheets

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

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

More Lessons for Grade 6 Math, Math Worksheets

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

Divide by 100

Shortcut: Move the decimal point two units to left.

Convert 37% to decimal.

Example:

Write the following as decimals:

a) 26%

b) 2%

c) 0.34%

d) 125%

e) 1435%

Examples:

5%

23%

99%

Examples:

Convert to decimals

5%

24%

115%

15.7%

Example:

Write the following percent as a decimal.

82%

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

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the **Mathway** widget, a free math problem solver that **answers your questions with step-by-step explanations**.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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