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Convert Percentages to Decimals

In this worksheet, students must convert the given percentages into their decimal equivalents.

'Convert Percentages to Decimals' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Curriculum subtopic:  Know Fraction-Decimal-Percentage Equivalents

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 Percentages are simply another way of expressing hundredths.

'Percent' means 'out of a hundred'.

 

So 1% = 1/100 = 0.01

10% = 10/100 = 0.10 = 0.1

20% = 20/100 = 0.20 = 0.2

 

43% = 43/100 = 0.43

 

Remember that 50% and 5% are very different:

50% = 0.50 = 0.5

5% = 0.05

 

A method

When we convert from a percentage to a decimal, we are actually dividing by 100.

So...

47% = 47 ÷ 100 = 0.47

7% = 7 ÷ 100 = 0.07

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

23%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

28%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

78%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

70%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

90%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

9%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

2%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

25%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

99%

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

30%

  • Question 1

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

23%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.23
EDDIE SAYS
23 ÷ 100 = 0.23
  • Question 2

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

28%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.28
EDDIE SAYS
28 ÷ 100 = 0.28
  • Question 3

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

78%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.78
EDDIE SAYS
78 ÷ 100 = 0.78
  • Question 4

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

70%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.7
0.70
EDDIE SAYS
70 ÷ 100 = 0.70 = 0.7
  • Question 5

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

90%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.9
0.90
EDDIE SAYS
90 ÷ 100 = 0.90 = 0.9
  • Question 6

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

9%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.09
EDDIE SAYS
9 ÷ 100 = 0.09
  • Question 7

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

2%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.02
EDDIE SAYS
2 ÷ 100 = 0.02
  • Question 8

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

25%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.25
EDDIE SAYS
25 ÷ 100 = 0.25
Remember this is the same as ¼.
  • Question 9

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

99%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.99
EDDIE SAYS
99 ÷ 100 = 0.99
  • Question 10

Convert the following percentage to a decimal:

 

30%

CORRECT ANSWER
0.3
0.30
EDDIE SAYS
30 ÷ 100 = 0.30 = 0.3
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