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

Place Value
In Words |
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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 |