# 8.1.2 Writing a Decimal as a Percentage

To turn a decimal back into a percentage, you can move the decimal point two places in the opposite direction to the right.

As an example: .

Let’s take a closer look—“percent” means “over 100,” so 100% is actually an equivalent way of expressing , which is the number 1. Multiplying by 100% does not change the value of a number; it just makes it look different.

## Example

If you’d like, you can show the conversion with one or both of the following steps:

For example: .

8.1.1 Writing a Percentage as a Fraction or Decimal

8.1.3 Writing a Fraction as a Percentage