# Worksheet: Percentages to Decimals

Q1:

Express as a decimal.

Q2:

Express as a decimal.

Q3:

If the sales tax in a town is , express the percentage as a decimal.

Q4:

Convert into a decimal.

Q5:

What fraction of a number is equivalent to ?

• Afive-sevenths
• Bfifth
• Cfour-fifths
• Dhalf

Q6:

Determine which of the following numbers is not equivalent to .

• A0.256
• B
• C
• D2.56
• E

Q7:

Express as a decimal.

Q8:

Express as a decimal.

Q9:

Convert into a decimal.

Q10:

When preparing a cereal bowl for breakfast, of people put the cereal in first. Express as a decimal.

Q11:

Mason did of the yard work while Benjamin did . Which decimal represents the amount of work they completed together?

Q12:

Express as a decimal.

Q13:

A percent is a fraction where the denominator (i.e., the whole) is 100. In the diagram, a 100-centimeter ruler has been used to represent the whole.

What is the length of the shaded part in centimeters? What percent of the ruler is it?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

If now we use meter as a length unit and the ruler is one meter long, what is the length of the shaded part in meters?

• A 0.3 m
• B 0.75 m
• C 0.7 m
• D 0.25 m
• E 0.4 m

The ratio of the length of the shaded part to that of the whole ruler can be expressed as a fraction, a percent (which is a fraction where the denominator is 100), or as a decimal. In the latter case, the decimal can be interpreted as the length of the shaded part when the whole is 1. Give this ratio as a decimal.

Q14:

According to a recent survey, of people prefer apples over oranges. Express as a decimal.

Q15:

Express the percentage that represents the colored parts of the given figure.