1.5 Percentages

Convert the following percentages into decimals.

1.

$30%$
$30%= 30 100 = 3 10 =0.30$

2.

$70%$
$70%= 70 100 = 7 10 =0.70$

3.

$55%$
$55%= 55 100 =0.55$

4.

$2%$
$2%= 2 100 = 1 50 =0.02$

5.

$0.99%$
$0.99%= 0.99 100 =0.0099$

Percentage to Decimal

Percentage means ‘out of 100’ so simply divide the percentage by $100%$

$decimal= x% 100%$