Decimal to Percent Calculator for Converting Decimals to Percentages

Decimal to Percent Calculator Sign

This decimal to percentage converter will convert a decimal number into a percent.

Plus, each conversion result substitutes the entered decimal into the decimal to percentage formula and solves it.

And finally, each conversion result also includes two shortcut methods for converting the entered decimal into a percent.

If you wish to change a percent to decimal, please visit the Percentage to Decimal Converter.

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Decimal to Percent Calculator

Convert a decimal number to a percentage and see the three methods.

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Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

DataData recordData recordSelected data record: None
Decimal:Decimal:Decimal number:Non-repeating decimal number:

Non-repeating decimal number:

Enter a decimal number you would like to convert into a percentage.

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Percent:Percentage:Equivalent percentage:Equivalent percentage:

Equivalent percentage:

This is the percent equivalent to the entered decimal number. Note that after clicking the Convert Decimal to Percent button the decimal to percent calculator will display a detailed explanation of how it arrived at the result immediately below this line.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure online database, tap or click on the Data tab, select "New Data Record", give the data record a name, then tap or click the Save button. To save changes to previously saved entries, simply tap the Save button. Please select and "Clear" any data records you no longer need.

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Help and Tools

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How to convert a decimal number into a percent.

How to Convert a Decimal to a Percent

There are three different methods for converting decimals into percentages.

To illustrate the three methods, suppose you were asked to express the decimal 2.39 as a percent.

Method #1: Since "percent" means "per 100" or "over 100", we can multiply the decimal by 100/100 to get its "per 100" equivalent.

2.39x100=239
1100100

So we can see that the decimal number 2.39 converts to 239 per 100, or 239%.

Method #2: Since the essence of method #1 is to multiply the decimal by 100, we can simply multiply the decimal by 100 and append a percent sign to the result.

2.39 x 100 = 239%

Method #3: Since multiplying any decimal number by 100 moves the number's decimal point two places to the right, we can just move the decimal number's decimal point two places to the right and append a percent sign.

2.39 
 >>  
239.%

Or, as a second example, suppose you were asked to write the decimal 0.063 as a percent.

Method #1: Since "percent" means "per 100" or "over 100", we can multiply the decimal by 100/100 to get its "per 100" equivalent.

0.063x100=6.3
1100100

So we can see that the decimal number 0.063 converts to 6.3 per 100, or 6.3%.

Method #2: Since the essence of method #1 is to multiply the decimal by 100, we can simply multiply the decimal by 100 and append a percent sign to the result.

0.063 x 100 = 6.3%

Method #3: Since multiplying any decimal number by 100 moves the number's decimal point two places to the right, we can just move the decimal number's decimal point two places to the right and append a percent sign.

0.063 
 >>   
006.3%

Decimal to Percent Conversion Table

Based on your selections, you can create your own custom decimal to percent conversion chart.

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Stop:
Increment:
DecimalPercent
0.011%
0.022%
0.033%
0.044%
0.055%
0.066%
0.077%
0.088%
0.099%
0.1010%
0.1111%
0.1212%
0.1313%
0.1414%
0.1515%
0.1616%
0.1717%
0.1818%
0.1919%
0.2020%
0.2121%
0.2222%
0.2323%
0.2424%
0.2525%
0.2626%
0.2727%
0.2828%
0.2929%
0.3030%
0.3131%
0.3232%
0.3333%
0.3434%
0.3535%
0.3636%
0.3737%
0.3838%
0.3939%
0.4040%
0.4141%
0.4242%
0.4343%
0.4444%
0.4545%
0.4646%
0.4747%
0.4848%
0.4949%
0.5050%
0.5151%
0.5252%
0.5353%
0.5454%
0.5555%
0.5656%
0.5757%
0.5858%
0.5959%
0.6060%
0.6161%
0.6262%
0.6363%
0.6464%
0.6565%
0.6666%
0.6767%
0.6868%
0.6969%
0.7070%
0.7171%
0.7272%
0.7373%
0.7474%
0.7575%
0.7676%
0.7777%
0.7878%
0.7979%
0.8080%
0.8181%
0.8282%
0.8383%
0.8484%
0.8585%
0.8686%
0.8787%
0.8888%
0.8989%
0.9090%
0.9191%
0.9292%
0.9393%
0.9494%
0.9595%
0.9696%
0.9797%
0.9898%
0.9999%
1.00100%

Change Selections

Adjust Calculator Width:

Move the slider to left and right to adjust the calculator width. Note that the Help and Tools panel will be hidden when the calculator is too wide to fit both on the screen. Moving the slider to the left will bring the instructions and tools panel back into view.

Also note that some calculators will reformat to accommodate the screen size as you make the calculator wider or narrower. If the calculator is narrow, columns of entry rows will be converted to a vertical entry form, whereas a wider calculator will display columns of entry rows, and the entry fields will be smaller in size ... since they will not need to be "thumb friendly".

Show/Hide Popup Keypads:

Select Show or Hide to show or hide the popup keypad icons located next to numeric entry fields. These are generally only needed for mobile devices that don't have decimal points in their numeric keypads. So if you are on a desktop, you may find the calculator to be more user-friendly and less cluttered without them.

Stick/Unstick Tools:

Select Stick or Unstick to stick or unstick the help and tools panel. Selecting "Stick" will keep the panel in view while scrolling the calculator vertically. If you find that annoying, select "Unstick" to keep the panel in a stationary position.

If the tools panel becomes "Unstuck" on its own, try clicking "Unstick" and then "Stick" to re-stick the panel.