# How do you write 0.678 as a percent?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 10, 2016

#### Explanation:

Fractions, decimals and percents are all different ways of expressing a value. They mean the same thing and are interchangeable.

A decimal can be written as a fraction with the denominator as a power of 10. In this case 3 decimal places means the denominator is

A percent can be written as a fraction with a denominator of

Another method is

Note that

Multiplying by 1 does not change the value, only the form.

The first 2 decimal places represent hundredths, so a decimal can be read directly as a percent: