## Percent to Decimal Calculator

**Percentage:** A percentage is a unit of measure that represents a fraction of 100. It is denoted by the symbol “%.” For example, 50% represents 50/100, or one half.

**Decimal:** A decimal is a number written in the base-10 place-value system, which is composed of a whole number and a fraction. Decimals are used to represent numbers that are not exact, such as 3.14159, which is the decimal representation of pi.

To convert a percent to a decimal, you can divide the percent by 100.

Here is the formula for converting a percent to a decimal:

percent / 100 = decimal

For example, to convert the percent 75% to a decimal, you would divide 75 by 100 to get 0.75:

75% / 100 = 0.75

Alternatively, you can express the percent as a fraction, convert the fraction to a decimal, and then simplify the result if necessary.

For example, to convert the percent 75% to a decimal, you can express 75% as the fraction 75/100 and then convert the fraction to a decimal:

75/100 = 0.75