Video: Writing a Percent as a Decimal

Express 44% as a decimal.

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Express 44 percent as a decimal.

As the word percent means out of 100, we can write 44 percent as a fraction, 44 over or out of 100. The line in a fraction means divide, so we can write this as a decimal by dividing 44 by 100. This is equal to 0.44 as all the digits move two places to the right. 44 percent expressed as a decimal is 0.44. To convert any percentage into a decimal, we need to divide by 100.

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