ANSWERS:

(1) 2, left, %

(2) decimal point, 2, left

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Example: Convert 2.3% to a decimal.

There is only one digit to the left of the decimal point.

We need two digits there.

So we write 2.3% as 02.3%.

Then we convert:

02.3% =

Write the following percents as decimals.

(1) 21%

= ___________________

(2) 2.1%

= ___________________

(3) .21%

= ___________________

(4) .05%

= ___________________

(5) 172%

= ___________________

(6) 5%

= ___________________

(7) 37.65% = ___________________

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