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### Course: Pre-algebra > Unit 4

Lesson 3: Equivalent representations of percent problems- Fraction, decimal, and percent from visual model
- Converting percents to decimals & fractions example
- Percent of a whole number
- Ways to rewrite a percentage
- Converting between percents, fractions, & decimals
- Equivalent representations of percent problems
- Finding common percentages
- Benchmark percents
- Converting percents and fractions review
- Converting decimals and percents review

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# Converting decimals and percents review

Review writing decimals as percents and percents as decimals. Then, try some practice problems.

## What does percent mean?

Percent means 'per hundred.' So, we can replace a percent sign with 'per hundred.'

**Example:**

## Writing percents as decimals

To write a percent as a decimal, we divide the percent by $100$ .

**Example 1**

Let's convert $42\mathrm{\%}$ to a decimal:

**Example 2**

Let's convert $370\mathrm{\%}$ to a decimal:

*Want to learn more about writing percents as decimals? Check out this video.*

## Practice

*Want to try more problems like this? Check out this exercise.*

## Writing decimals as percents

To write a decimal as a percent, we multiply the decimal by $100$ .

**Example 1**

Let's convert $0.03$ to a percent:

**Example 2**

Let's convert $5.8$ to a percent:

*Want to learn more about writing decimals as percents? Check out this video.*

## Practice

*Want to try more problems like this? Check out this exercise.*

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