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.