Decimals and Percentages
Maths with SPROALEE
Definition of a Decimal
A decimal number/ fraction is a number that is not a whole number, it is part of a number.
e.g. .1, 3.25, 0.1. To make a decimal to percentage you move the decimal point two places to the RIGHT.
Definition of a Percentage
A number that is out of a whole number.
e.g. 70%, 55%, 100%, 1%. To make a percentage into a decimal you have to move the decimal point two places to the LEFT.