Math Problem Generator shows us how to convert the percentage into decimals in a simple and in a very effective manner. To convert the numbers from the percentage mode to a decimal mode you need to know how to shift the decimals. take any number which is in percentage mode, here it is taken as 85.6% and then take the decimal point and move it to the left two times and that is where you will find there is no more place to move. So the resulting decimal would be equal to 0.856. This is a simple way to convert the percents to decimals.