2DecimalsDecimals are based on a whole being split into ten equal parts one or more times.Decimals are numbers that are expressed using a decimal point.The U.S. monetary system is based on the decimal system.
3I already know decimals! Wait a second…The U.S. monetary system is based on the decimal system.That means…If I know money,I already know decimals!
10A little more than 8 dimes What does $.82 look like?82 Pennies, .82, 82/100A little more than 8 dimes
11Learning Place ValuesWe can extend the whole number place value chart to include decimal values.The decimal point is read as and.The place right after the decimal point is in the tenths spot, then hundredths, then thousands…