**5.5** is equivalent to 550%

#### Steps to convert decimal into percentage

- Multiply both numerator and denominator by 100. We do this to find an equivalent fraction having 100 as the denominator.

5.5 × 100/100 - = (5.5 × 100) × 1/100 = 550/100
- Write in percentage notation: 550%

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#### Decimal to percent converter

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