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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics
2.34 Decimal Vocabulary

  1. The places to the right of a decimal point are called decimal places.
  2. The decimal places starting from the left are read as tenths, hundreths, thousandths and so on.
  3. The decimal 20.56 is read as twenty point five six. (Note: It is not read as twenty point fifty six.)
Example: What is the value of 4 in 20.43?
4 is in the tenths place
Answer: 4 tenths


Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write atleast 10 examples of your own for decimal place value.
Q 1: What is the correct mathematical way to say this number in words? 200.37
two two zeros point three seven
two hundred and thirty seven
two hundred point thirty seven
two hundred and thirty seven hundredths

Q 2: There is more than one way to write one tenth using numbers. Choose from the answers below
1/10, 0.1, 10%
1/10, 0.01, 1%
1/100, 0.01, 0.1%
1/10, 0.001, 1%

Q 3: What is this number? It has a 3 in the tenths place, a 4 in the ones place, a 2 in the hundredths place and a 9 in the thousandths place.
4.239
4.329
3.429
4.923

Q 4: What is this number? It has a 5 in the tenths place, a 6 in the hundredths place and a 7 in the thousandths place and 2 in ten-thousandths place.
0.5672
0.7562
0.2567

Q 5: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.
eight thousandths
eight hundredths
one eighth
eight hundred

Q 6: The price of a gallon of gas is $1.499. Choose the best answer.
Gas is close to $1.00 a gallon.
Gas is close to $2 a gallon.
Gas is close to $1.50 a gallon.
A gallon of gas is more expensive than $1.50.

Q 7: Number lines are a good model for ordering decimals. Choose the correct statement about number lines.
The order of numbers does not matter.
The largest number is always to the right.
The biggest number always comes first.
The least number is always to the right.

Q 8: The places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.
insignificant numbers
decimal places
positive numbers
negative numbers

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