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   Decimal Place Value

A decimal is a number that uses a decimal point and has one or more digits to the right of the decimal point.

Every Decimal has a whole number and fractional piece.

When reading a decimal number used the word "and" for the decimal point

Thousands

Hundreds

Tens

Ones

Tenths

Hundredths

Thousandths

Ten-Thousandths

Hundred-Thousandths

Millionths

 

 

Place Value

 

In Words

3 4 0 1 . 3 7 1       Three thousand four hundred one and three hundred seventy-one thousandths
    2 3 . 0 0 0 9     Twenty-three and nine ten-thousandths
      8 . 2 5         Eight and twenty-five hundredths