Decimals are numbers that are written using a decimal point. Understanding decimals helps us to make sense of the numbers we use in our everyday lives. Decimal place value is the value of a digit based on its position in a number. It is important to understand the value of the digits to work with decimals The place values to the right of the decimal are tenths and hundredths.
Which of the following is NOT an example of a decimal?
Fractions and decimals can both be used to represent values less than a whole: .5 = 1/2 .25 = 1/4 75=1 3/4 .1= 1/10 .01=1/100
Fractions and decimals
How are decimals and fractions similar?
This show 3/10 OR .3 The three goes in the tenths place and is read as three-tenths.
What fractions does the picture below represent?