### Home > MC2 > Chapter 7 > Lesson 7.2.3 > Problem 7-89

7-89.

Richard's **strategy** to change a percent to a decimal is to put the decimal point in front of the percent number. Below is an example of his work. Do you agree with Richard's method? Explain your **reasoning**.

Should

If not, there is a flaw with Richard's strategy.

No, because converting from a percent to a decimal involves dividing by