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You are not logged in. #1 20100103 20:11:59
Convert percentage to decimalThe examples show that the decimal point moves  it doesn't, the decimal point never moves  the digits move. I am already trying to undo some bad maths teaching and getting kids to understand place value. I have really enjoyed looking through this web site and will use some of it in class (not this page though) #2 20100104 13:22:19
Re: Convert percentage to decimalHi, and thanks for the comment.
This must be a point of ignorance for me ... does it matter which one moves, and why? "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #3 20100104 23:35:37
Re: Convert percentage to decimal
I don't think it matters, how you view it. Saying that the decimal point moves 2 places to the right (or to the left ) is how I was taught. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #4 20100222 03:56:41
Re: Convert percentage to decimalWell, in my opinion, moving the decimal point is easier than moving all the digits EYE AM FRIENDLY, THAT'S O U NEED 2 NO, psst, Don't trust strangers, EYE AM FRIENDLY, THAT'S O U NEED 2 NO ..........psst, Don't trust strangers...... #5 20100222 04:56:17
Re: Convert percentage to decimalTo convert % to , you divide by 100 and hence you make your answer one hundred times smaller. I see clearly now, the universe have the black dots, Thus I am on my way of inventing this remedy... 