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