(a) To find 1% of a number you move the decimal point two spaces to the left. (b) 1% of 100 is 1.00
Work Step by Step
When you convert 1% percent to a decimal you get 0.01. Since there is two spaces to the right of the decimal in this number and it is a multiple of ten, you can find 1% of a number simply by moving the decimal two spaces to the left.