# Percent to Decimal Calculator

## Calculator Use

Input the percent value that you would like to convert to a decimal. This calculator divides by 100 to convert percents to decimal values.

## How to Convert a Percent to a Decimal

Divide a percent by 100 and remove the percent sign to convert from a percent to a decimal.

- Example: 10% becomes
**10/100**= 0.10 - Example: 67.5% becomes
**67.5/100**= 0.675

The
**shortcut** way to convert from a percentage to a decimal is by removing the percent sign and moving the decimal point 2 places to the left.

### Express 50% as a decimal

"Percent" means "per 100" or "over 100". So, to convert 50% to a decimal we rewrite 50 percent in terms of "per 100" or over 100.

50% = 50 over 100 or,

\[ 50\% = \frac{50}{100} \]50/100 is the same as 50 divided by 100.

Completing the division we get:

Therefore, we have shown that

## Related Calculators

To convert a decimal to a percent see the Decimal to Percent Calculator.

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Last updated: October 20, 2023