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Secondary II • 2yr.


How to turn a percentage into a decimal number and the opposite?


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  • Explanation from Alloprof

    Explanation from Alloprof

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    Team Alloprof • 2yr.

    Hello Hello !!

    To express a decimal number as a percentage, simply multiply it by 100 and add the% sign afterwards.

    Example: express 0.356 as a percentage

                                                                    0.356 × 100 = 35.6%


    Now, for the opposite, turn 35.6% into a decimal.

    You should know that the symbol % ​​means ÷ by 100. So, let's replace the symbol of% by ÷ 100:

                                                            35.6% = 35.6 ÷ 100 = 0.356


    Do not hesitate if you have other questions.


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