To do this, you need to think about

**5**out of 100. You can say that**5 cents**is**5**hundredths of a dollar since there are 100 pennies in one dollar. Let's write**5 cents**as a decimal using place value.**The five**is in the hundredths box because five**cents**is five one hundredths of a dollar.Also know, how do you do a cent sign on a keyboard?

Press and hold the ALT key and type the number 0162

**to make a cent**symbol. Use unicode**Cent**symbol in a html document or copy paste the**character**.How do you type a cent symbol on a Mac?

To type a

**cent sign**on a**Mac**, just press the option and 4 keys at the same time (option+4, aka option+$). Easy! If the shortcut doesn't work in your app, you**have**a few options: Copy and paste the**cent sign**from this page: ¢How do I type the cent sign in Word?

**Three Ways to Make The Cent (¢) Symbol in Word for Windows**

- Hold down the ALT key, and using the numeric pad on your keyboard, type 0162 and let go of the ALT key… voila. I usually like to add formatting of superscript to the cent symbol.
- Under Windows START menu, select ProgramsAccessoriesSystem ToolsCharacter Map as shown below:
- In Word 2007, select the Insert ribbon.