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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

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

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