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Mathematics: Converting percents to decimals

CONVERTING PERCENTS TO DECIMALS

In this module, you can learn how to convert a percent to a decimal number.

 

The video above shows you how to convert a percent to a decimal number and back again.

 

Did you know?

Changing a percent to a decimal number is as simple as taking away the percent sign and moving the decimal point two places to the left!  (Alternatively, divide the percentage by 100.)

For example,

32.8%  =   0.328 

5%       =   0.05

0.5%    =   0.005

113%   =   1.13 (Put a decimal point in first, before converting, e.g. 113.0%)


Study and practice

HOW TO USE A BASIC CALCULATOR

The video explains how to use basic calculator functions and provides examples.

 

0.00 min      addition (+), subtraction (-), multiply (x), divide (÷)

1.19 min      decimal point
2.43 min      C, CE and backspace
4.19 min      square, square root & fractions
6.17 min      percentage (%)

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