Percents and Decimal Numbers
General Explanation
In this lesson we will study PERCENT. Percent means hundredths.
The symbol for percent is "%".
Let's write the fraction 50/100 as a percent: 50/100 = 50 hundredths = 50%Here is another example: 3 = 1/2 of 6 3 = 50/100 of 6 3 = 50% of 6To write a percent as a decimal number, do the following:
Sample Problem
Write 65% as a decimal number.
Solution
