Let us now discuss how to convert a percent into a decimal. Let’s write a percent as a decimal.
We now know that which we can further reduced to .
Since we want to convert it to decimals, please understand that .
So if we divide 3 by 20 we will come up with the decimal equivalent of .
So let’s do and the answer is .
If you look at it, is the same as .
There’s a proper way to read .
It is read as ‘fifteen hundredths’.
What do hundredths mean? This is the tenths spot and this is the hundredths spot.
Fifteen hundredths means .
Right off the bat, we can write .
Another one is . It has to end in the hundredths spot. It is.
So a quick way to convert percent to decimal is to move two decimal spaces from right to left.