# What is a Decimal?

In these lessons, we have videos, stories and songs to teach Grade 3 students about decimals.

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Free Decimal Math Worksheets

What is a Decimal?

Decimal numbers are numbers that are written according to their place values. The decimal point is used to separate whole numbers from number values less than one.
Intro to decimals
Explain what decimals are. Reading and writing decimals. Tenths, Hundredths, Thousandths

The relationship of Fractions and Decimals: Tenths
The Decimal Song
We know decimal numbers represent fractional values in groups of ten.
Then we'll make the knowledge grow.

Fractions and Decimals

This song shows how to convert fractions to decimals, how to convert decimals to fractions and how to convert decimals to percent.
Line 'em up (decimal song)

This video shows the importance of lining up the decimals before adding or subtracting! This fun song was made to remind students of all ages to "Line 'em Up"!

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