Decimal to Percent Calculator
Definition – What is a percentage?
A percentage is a number expressed as a fraction of 100.
If a number is 100% (100 percent), then it is a “whole” – the same as one.
If a number is 50%, then it is a half – the same as 0.5 or 1/2.
If a number is 400%, then it is 4 times, the same as 4.
Definition – What is a decimal?
A decimal is a portion of a number.
The first decimal place represents 1/10th of one, the second decimal place represents 1/100th of one, the third decimal place represents 1/1000th of one, etc.
Formula – How to Convert Decimal to Percent
To convert from a decimal number to a percentage, multiply the decimal number by 100.
0.55 converted to percentage:
0.55 x 100% = 55%
0.67332 converted to percentage:
0.67332 x 100% = 67.332%
73.2554 converted to percentage:
73.2554 x 100% = 7325.54%