# Decimals & Decimal Place Value

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Decimals & Decimal Place Value

Math Vocabulary Decimal: A number that names part of a whole Decimal Point: The dot in a decimal Decimal Place: ALL #s to the right of a decimal point are called decimal places. Mixed Decimal: A number with a whole number, decimal point, and decimal numbers (to the right of the decimal

How many decimal places?
0.234  three  four  one

Decimal Place Value ___ . ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
___ . ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ones tenths hundredths thousandths thousandths thousandths * When reading/writing decimals we use the letters “ths” at the end of the place value word to determine that they are decimal values.

3  thousandths 0  tenths 9  hundredths 5  ten thousandths
Decimal Place Value a) Which digit is in the thousandths’ place … b) Which digit is in the tenths’ place …   c) What is the place value of the 9 in 67.89? d) What is the value of the 5 in ? 3  thousandths 0  tenths 9  hundredths 5  ten thousandths

Practice… a) How many decimals places in … 16.57349
b) Which digit is in the tenths’ place … c) What is the place value of the 4 in ? d) How many decimal places in … 4.98? e) What digit is in the thousandths place …