We have seen how to convert fractions into per cent. Let us now learn how to convert decimals into per cent.

__Converting Decimals to Percentage__

We have seen how to convert fractions
into per cent. Let us now learn how to convert decimals into per cent.

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__Example 2.10 __

Convert the given decimals
to percentage.

(i) 0.85 (ii) 0.05 (iii) 0.3 (iv) 0.025 (v) 2.25

**Solution**

(i) 0.85 = 0.85 ×100% = 85/100 ×100%
= 85%

(ii) 0.05 =5/100 ×100% = 5%

(iii) 0.3 = 3/10 ×100% = 30%

(iv) 0.025 = [25/1000 ] × 100% = 25 /
10% = 5/2 % or 2 . 5 %

(v) 2.25 = 225/100 × 100% = 225%

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**Try these **

**Convert these decimals to percentage. **

**(i) 0.25 (ii) 0.07 (iii) 0.8 (iv) 0.375 (v) 3.75 **

**Solution **

(i) 0.25 = 25/100 = 25%

(ii) 0.7 = 7/100 = 7%

(iii) 0.8 = 80/100 = 80%

(iv) 0.375 = 375/1000 = 375/10
× 1/100 = 37.5/100 = 3.75%

(v) 3.75 = 375/100 = 375%

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