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# Decimals and Percentages

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## Decimal to Percentage Calculator

Convert a
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INTRO
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Since a decimal and a percentage are both fractions of , we can easily convert a decimal to a percentage and a percentage to a decimal.
When it comes to understanding how to convert percentages to decimals and decimals to percentages, it helps to think about money π°.
If we have , then we have dollars ( cents) or of dollar.
of
Notice that to convert the decimal to a percentage, we simply need to move the decimal point 2 places to the right and add a percent symbol.
And to convert the percentage to a decimal, we simply need to remove the percent symbol and move the decimal point 2 places to the left.

### Converting Decimals and Percentages vs "Converting" Words

When we "convert" certain words to another language, they keep the same spelling but change symbols.
π"telephone" (English) = "tΓ©lΓ©phone" (French)
When we convert between decimals and percentages, a similar thing happens. The numbers stay the same, but the symbol (and placement of the decimal point) changes.
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KEY STEPS
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## How to Convert a Decimal to a Percentage

Convert a

### Step 1. Move the decimal point 2 places to the right.

To convert a decimal to a percent, we move in the same direction we take to get from D to P in the alphabet, which is to the to the right.

### Step 2. Add the percent sign.

LESSON
β Converting a Decimal to a Percentage
PRACTICE
β Converting a Decimal to a Percentage
LESSON
β Converting a Percentage to a Decimal
PRACTICE
β Converting a Percentage to a Decimal
CONCLUSION
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