# Decimal to Percent Calculator

## How to Convert Decimal to Percent

To convert from a decimal number to a percentage, multiply the decimal number by 100.

## Example

0.55 converted to percentage:
$latex 0.55 \times 100\% = 55\%$
0.67332 converted to percentage:
$latex 0.67332 \times 100\% = 67.332\%$
73.2554 converted to percentage:
$latex 73.2554 \times 100\% = 73255.54\%$

## 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.

## 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.