A decimal number is a number that has digits before and after a decimal point. The decimal point is placed after the ones digit.
Let us look at the decimal number 3.145
Each digit in a decimal number has a place value depending on its position.
The value of a digit is determined by its place value. Give the place value and the value of the digit.
When the decimal point of a number is not shown (for example, in whole numbers), then it is assumed to be at the end of the number.
321 = 321.
4 = 4.
Step 1: Values to the left of the decimal point are greater than one.
38 means 3 tens and 8 ones.
Step 2: The word name of the decimal is determined by the place value of the digit in the last place.
The last digit (5) is in the ten-thousandth place.
38.7425 is read as thirty-eight and seven thousand four hundred twenty-five ten thousandths
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