**5.01 as a Decimal**

When you ask, "What is 5.01 as a decimal?", we assume you want to know what 5.01 percent is as a decimal. In other words, 5.01 percent converted to decimal.

First, we will tell you why it is useful to know 5.01 as a decimal.

Normally, to calculate 5.01 percent, you would multiply a number by 5.01 percent and then you would take the product of that and divide it by 100 to get the answer.

Instead, you can simply multiply a number by 5.01 as a decimal to get the answer.

5.01 percent means 5.01 per hundred. Therefore, to get 5.01 as a decimal, all you have to do is divide 5.01 by 100 like so:

5.01 รท 100 = 0.0501

Shortcut: When you divide anything by 100, just move the decimal point two places to the left.

**Remember This:**

5.01 as a decimal is 0.0501 and you can multiply 0.0501 by a number to get 5.01 percent of that number.