Method used:

The word percent means hundredth, that is, divided by 100. The symbol used is %.

Here given 5% means it is equal to \(\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{100}}}}\).

That is, we remove the percent sign and divide by 100.

Calculation:

\(\displaystyle{5}\%={\frac{{{5}}}{{{100}}}}={0.5}\)

So, in decimal 5% can be expressed as 0.05.

Conversion of 5% to decimal is 0.05.

The word percent means hundredth, that is, divided by 100. The symbol used is %.

Here given 5% means it is equal to \(\displaystyle{\frac{{{5}}}{{{100}}}}\).

That is, we remove the percent sign and divide by 100.

Calculation:

\(\displaystyle{5}\%={\frac{{{5}}}{{{100}}}}={0.5}\)

So, in decimal 5% can be expressed as 0.05.

Conversion of 5% to decimal is 0.05.