# What is 3% as decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part are separated by a decimal point. A percentage is a fraction or a ratio in which the value of whole is always 100.

## Answer: 3% as a decimal is 0.03.

In general, x% is represented as x/100.

**Explanation:**

In order to find out 3% in decimal, we divide 3 by 100.

⇒ 3/100 = 0.03

Dividing 3 by 100 gives us 0.03.