# How do you write 4.2 as a percent?

Mar 11, 2018

420%

#### Explanation:

In order to convert a number to a percent, multiply it by 100

4.2*100=420%

Mar 11, 2018

420%

#### Explanation:

Remember than $4.2$ can be written with two decimal places as $4.20$

The second decimal place represents hundredths.

Therefore $4.2$ actually means $\frac{420}{100}$

A percent is an amount out of $100$

This is already out of $00$, so it is a percent.

4.2 = 4.20 = 420/100 = 420%