# How do you convert percents to decimals and decimals to percents?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 23, 2018

You either divide or multiply by 100.

#### Explanation:

To convert from percents to decimals, you divide the percent by 100, which gives you decimal equivalent of the percent.

To convert from decimals to percents, you multiply the decimal by 100, which gives you the percent equivalent of the percent.

Percent is always based off of 100%, so decimals up to the hundredths place will always be integers, and the numbers after the hundredths place will be after the decimal. The tens place in the percent will always be in the tenths place in decimal form as well.