I am having trouble multiplying and dividing numbers by percents.

## How do you multiply and divide numbers by percents

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# 1 Answer

When you have a percentage you change the decimal place two times to the left. Ex 20%= .2 5%= .05 100%= 1.0

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Remember your percentage will always be divided by 100, if you plug it on the calculator you will be able to get it as a decimal.

Ex: Let's say you have 2%

2/100

.02

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