# How do you write 3.71 as a percentage?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

So writing a percent being given a decimal can be really easy by using these steps:

**1) Look at your number and see if there is a number to the left of the decimal point.** In this case,

**2) Take the decimal point and move it two spaces to the right. ** In this case, move the decimal point from between the

**3) Add a percent sign.** Just tag a

To show why this method works: remember that decimals represent fractions with denominators of powers of 10.

Hope this helps!