# Percent to decimal

We often need to convert percent into decimals. This is a very simple process, if you are familiar with the principles; but this tool can also be used, because sometimes we are too lazy to think. Just type your percent and then click the Convert button. Decimal to percent converter.

 Type percent: % Decimal got:

## Knowledge of converter

In mathematics, a percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%", or the abbreviations "pct.", "pct"; sometimes the abbreviation "pc" is also used. A percentage is a dimensionless number (pure number).

A decimal numeral, or just decimal, or, improperly decimal number, refers generally to the notation of a number in the decimal system, which contains a decimal separator (for example 10.00 or 3.14159). Sometimes these terms are used for any numeral in the decimal system. A decimal may also refer to any digit after the decimal separator, such as in "3.14 is the approximation of π to two decimals".

## How to convert percent to decimal

1. Remove the percent sign and directly divide the numerator by 100.

2. 2% = 2/100 = 0.02
5% = 5/100 = 0.05
17% = 17/100 = 0.17
125% = 125/100 = 1.25

PercentDecimal
0.1%0.001
1%0.01
2%0.02
3%0.03
4%0.04
5%0.05
6%0.06
7%0.07
8%0.08
9%0.09
10%0.1
20%0.2
30%0.3
40%0.4
50%0.5
60%0.6
70%0.7
80%0.8
90%0.9
100%1
200%2
500%5