## Decimals Review

## Place Values of Decimals

Decimal numbers, such as O.6495, have four digits after the decimal point. Each digit is a different place value.

The first digit after the decimal point is called the tenths place value. There are six tenths in the number O.6495.

The second digit tells you how many hundredths there are in the number. The number O.6495 has four hundredths.

The third digit is the thousandths place.

The fourth digit is the ten-thousandths place which is five in this example.

Therefore, there are six tenths, four hundredths, nine thousandths, and five ten-thousandths in the number 0.6495.

The first digit after the decimal point is called the tenths place value. There are six tenths in the number O.6495.

The second digit tells you how many hundredths there are in the number. The number O.6495 has four hundredths.

The third digit is the thousandths place.

The fourth digit is the ten-thousandths place which is five in this example.

Therefore, there are six tenths, four hundredths, nine thousandths, and five ten-thousandths in the number 0.6495.

## Tenths as Decimals

Decimals are a method of writing fractional numbers without writing a fraction having a numerator and denominator.The fraction 7/10 could be written as the decimal 0.7. The period or decimal point indicates that this is a decimal.The decimal 0.7 could be pronounced as

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**SEVEN TENTHS**or as**ZERO POINT SEVEN**. If a decimal is less than 1, place a zero before the decimal point. Write 0.7 not .7ct answer to a problem

## Hundredths as Decimals

_Decimals are a method of writing fractional numbers without writing a fraction
having a numerator and denominator.
The fraction 37/100 could be written as the decimal 0.37. The period or decimal
point indicates that this is a decimal.

The decimal 0.37 could be pronounced as

The decimal 0.37 could be pronounced as

**THIRTY-SEVEN HUNDREDTHS**or as**ZERO POINT THREE SEVEN**or**ZERO POINT THIRTY-SEVEN**.## __Thousandths as Decimals

A decimal is a fractional number and is indicated by digits after a period which is
called a decimal point.

Tenths have one digit after the decimal point. The decimal 0.8 is pronounced

Hundredths have two digits after the decimal point. The decimal 0.36 is pronounced

Thousandths follow a similar pattern. They have three digits after the decimal point. The decimal 0.749 is pronounced

There may be zeros after the decimal point. The decimal 0.064 is pronounced

Tenths have one digit after the decimal point. The decimal 0.8 is pronounced

*"eight tenths"*or*"zero point eight"*. It is equal to the fraction 8/10.Hundredths have two digits after the decimal point. The decimal 0.36 is pronounced

*"thirty-six hundredths"*or*"zero point thirty-six"*. It is equal to the fraction 36/100.Thousandths follow a similar pattern. They have three digits after the decimal point. The decimal 0.749 is pronounced

*"seven hundred forty-nine thousandths"*or*"zero point seven forty-nine"*.There may be zeros after the decimal point. The decimal 0.064 is pronounced

*"sixty-four thousandths"*or*"zero point zero sixty-four"*.