## How do we translate between percentages decimals and fractions?

To a fraction: Read the decimal and reduce the resulting fraction. To a decimal: Move the decimal point 2 places to the left and drop the % symbol. To a percent: Convert the fraction first to a decimal, then move the decimal point 2 places to the right and add the % symbol.

**How do we use fractions and decimals in everyday life?**

Decimals are used in situations where money is used. Coins are fractions of a dollar and are expressed as decimal values. Pennies are $0.01, nickels are $0.05, dimes are $0.10, and quarters are $0.25. Different amounts of these coins can give us any fraction of a dollar, from $0.01 to $0.99.

### How do you write 6.5 to percent?

To convert a decimal to a percentage, multiply by 100 (just move the decimal point 2 places to the right). For example, 0.065 = 6.5% and 3.75 = 375%.

**How do we use percent in real life?**

Percentages are used widely and in many different areas. For example, discounts in shops, bank interest rates, rates of inflation and many statistics in the media are expressed as percentages. Percentages are important for understanding the financial aspects of everyday life.

## What are some examples of decimal in everyday life?

We use decimals every day while dealing with money, weight, length etc. Decimal numbers are used in situations where more precision is required than the whole numbers can provide. For example, when we calculate our weight on the weighing machine, we do not always find the weight equal to a whole number on the scale.

**How do we use percentages in everyday life?**

### How do I get a percentage in Word?

Percentages are calculated by using the equation amount / total = percentage. For example, if a cell contains the formula =10/100, the result of that calculation is 0.1. If you then format 0.1 as a percentage, the number will be correctly displayed as 10%.