# Converting Between Percentages and Decimals in a Real World Situation Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - James made 65% of his shots during a basketball championship. Write the number of baskets he made as a decimal.**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

To convert a percentage to a decimal, we divide it by a 100.

65.0% = $\frac{65}{100}$ = 0.65

**Step 2:**

Then we drop the percent symbol and write the answer as follows

65% = 0.65

**Q 2 - If you had $1, write the value of 16 cents as a percentage and a decimal**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

16 cents out of 100 cents ($1), is $\frac{16}{100}$ = 16%

**Step 2:**

To convert a percentage to a decimal, we divide it by a 100.

16% = $\frac{16}{100}$ = 0.16

**Step 3:**

Then we drop the percent sign and write the answer as follows

16% = 0.16

**Q 3 - Jack finished 0.3 of his math homework during lunch break. What percent did he finish in the lunch break?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Decimal part of homework done = 0.3.

**Step 2:**

To make it a percent, multiply by 100 and add a percent sign.

0.3 × 100 = 30%

**Q 4 - A recipe requires a cup 0.6 full of milk and the rest water. What percent of the cup is milk?**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Decimal part of milk = 0.6.

**Step 2:**

To make it a percent, multiply by 100 and add a percent sign.

0.6 × 100 = 60%

**Q 5 - Lola pays tax at the rate of 40% of her income. What decimal part of Lola’s income is this?**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

To convert the percentage into a decimal, we divide it by a 100

40% = $\frac{40}{100}$ = 0.40

**Step 2:**

Then we drop the percent symbol and write the answer as follows

40% = 0.40 = 0.4

**Step 3:**

So, decimal part of Lola’s income paid as tax is 0.4

**Q 6 - Out of 2400 students of a school only 720 passed. Find how many students failed as percentage and a decimal.**

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Number of failed students = 2400 – 720 = 1680 Percentage of failed students

= $\frac{1680}{2400}$ × 100 = 70%

**Step 2:**

To convert 70% to a decimal, dividing by 100

70% = $\frac{70}{100}$ = 0.7

**Q 7 - A video game had several stages. If Bob beat 0.7 of the stages, what percent of the game has he completed?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Decimal part of game completed = 0.7.

**Step 2:**

To make it a percent, multiply by 100 and add a percent sign.

0.7 × 100 = 70%

**Q 8 - A jug of lemonade was 75% full. Write the amount of lemonade as a decimal.**

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Percent of jug full with lemonade = 75%

**Step 2:**

To convert 75% to a decimal, dividing by 100 and dropping per cent sign.

75% = $\frac{75}{100}$ = 0.75

**Q 9 - A store was selling a shirt for 0.90 of its normal price. The shirt is selling at what percent of its normal price?**

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

To make 0.9 a percent, multiply by 100 and add a percent sign.

0.9 × 100 = 90%

**Step 2:**

So, the shirt is selling at 90% of its normal price.

**Q 10 - At a toy store 65% of the customers were boys. Express the number of boys as compared to the total customers as a decimal.**

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

To convert 65% to a decimal, dividing by 100

65% = $\frac{65}{100}$ = 0.65

**Step 2:**

The number of boys as compared to the total customers as a decimal = 0.65