# Express 0.42 as a percentage

Write decimals in percent form. Get answers to questions like: Express 0.42 as a percentage or how do you express 0.42 as a percent. Use the decimal as a percent calculator below to write any decimal in percent form.

## How to convert from decimal to percent

### Let's see this example:

We wish to express the number 0.42 as a percentage. So, to convert this number to percent, we should multiply it by 100.

In this case, multiplying 0.42 by 100 we get 42 (the value in percent form).

➥ The ease way:

- Step 1: Shift the decimal point two places to the right: 0.42 → 4.2 → 42.
- Step 2: Add a percent sign: 42%

0.42 is the same as 42% in percent.