How do you change 34.55% to a decimal?

Jun 15, 2017

0.3455

Explanation:

A percentage is a value that's less than or equal to 100%. This means that all percentages are out of 100%.

34.55% of 100% = 34.55/100 = 0.3455.

The easiest route is to move the decimal two places to the left because when dividing by 100, the solution becomes SMALLER.

34.55 $\to$ [two decimal places to the left] $\to$ 0.3455

Jun 15, 2017

34.55%=0.3455

Explanation:

The percent symbol means "per $100$" and it also means to move the decimal point two places to the left (to divide by $100$). Using this,

34.55%=34.55/100=0.3455.