# How to Convert a Percentage to a Decimal

## Converting a Percentage to a Decimal

A percentage can be converted to a decimal.

## How to Convert a Percentage to a Decimal

Converting a percentage to a decimal is easy. Divide the percentage by 100.

### Question

What is 20% as a decimal?

### Step-by-Step:

# 1

Divide the percentage (20) by 100.

20 ÷ 100 = 0.2

**Note:** Do not write the **%** (percent) sign after the decimal.

### Answer:

20% converted to a decimal is 0.2.