# Decimals Let’s Get To The Point!.

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Decimals Let’s Get To The Point!

Decimals Decimals 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.

Wait a second… The U.S. monetary system is based on the decimal system. That means… If I know money, I already know decimals!

How much does a soda cost?

How much does a soda cost?
5 Dimes 50 Pennies 50 Cents \$.50 (Hey, that’s a decimal!)

What does Fifty-Cent look like?

What does Fifty-Cent look like?
Not Quite… Wrong guy and wrong thing to define. I want to know what \$.50 looks like.

What does \$.50 look like? 50 Pennies, .50, 50/100 5 Dimes, .5, 5/10,

What does \$.47 look like? 47 Pennies, .47, 47/100
Oops…Not quite 5 dimes

A little more than 8 dimes
What does \$.82 look like? 82 Pennies, .82, 82/100 A little more than 8 dimes

Learning Place Values We 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…

9 is in the tens place 8 is in the

98.7654 9 is in the tens place 8 is in the ones place Decimal

98.7654 9 is in the tens place 8 is in the ones place Decimal
7 is in the tenths place 6 is in the

98.7654 9 is in the tens place 8 is in the ones place Decimal
7 is in the tenths place 6 is in the hundredths place 5 is in the

98.7654 9 is in the tens place 8 is in the ones place Decimal
7 is in the tenths place 6 is in the hundredths place 5 is in the thousandths place 4 is in the

98.7654 9 is in the tens place 8 is in the ones place Decimal
7 is in the tenths place 6 is in the hundredths place 5 is in the thousandths place 4 is in the ten-thousands place

How would I say 67.34?

How would I say 67.34? Sixty-seven

How would I say 67.34? Sixty-seven AND

How would I say 67.34? Sixty-seven AND thirty-four

How would I say 67.34? Sixty-seven AND thirty-four hundredths

How would I say ?

How would I say ? Two hundred thirteen

How would I say ? Two hundred thirteen AND

How would I say ? Two hundred thirteen AND nine hundred seventy-two

How would I say ? Two hundred thirteen AND nine hundred seventy-two thousandths

How would I say ?

How would I say ? Ninety Eight

How would I say ? Ninety Eight AND

How would I say ? Ninety Eight AND seven thousand six hundred fifty-four

How would I say ? Ninety Eight AND seven thousand six hundred fifty-four ten-thousandths

What have I learned today?
What is a decimal? Decimal Place Values Read Decimals

You are now a Decimal Champion!

Now the Good Part…Applying what you have learned.
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