# What is 8% as a decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point.

## Answer: 8% as a decimal is 0.08

Let us proceed step by step to determine the value of 8% as a decimal.

**Explanation:**

In order to find out 8 percent as a decimal, we divide 8 by 100.

We can perform the following steps to determine the value of 8% as a decimal.

Step 1: Change the given percentage into a fraction, so we can write 8% as 8 / 100.

Step 2: After that change the obtained fraction into a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator.

Hence, 8 ÷ 100 = 0.08.

You can also verify the result by using Cuemath's percent to decimal calculator.

### Therefore, 8% as a decimal is 0.08