Decimal to Percent Calculator

LAST UPDATE: September 24th, 2020

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%