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# What is 0.04 as a percentage?

A percentage is a fraction or a ratio in which the value of the whole is always 100. A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part are separated by a decimal point. In this question, we have to convert a decimal number to percent.

## Answer: 0.04 as a percentage is 4%.

Here, we will express the decimal number 0.04 as a percentage. Let us proceed step by step.

**Explanation:**

To write 0.04 as a percentage, we will perform the following steps.

Step 1: Multiply the given decimal number by 100.

This gives 0.04 × 100 = 4.

During decimal multiplication, we always shift the decimal to the right depending on the number of zeros by which the given decimal number is multiplied.

Here we have 2 zeros, hence, we shift 2 places to the right.

Step 2: Append the % symbol in the product obtained. So, the required percentage is 4%.

In simple words, we can just multiply the given decimal number with 100 to change into a percent.

You can use Cuemath's decimal to percent calculator to verify your answer.

### Therefore, 0.04 as a percentage is 4 %.

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