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### MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics2.34 Decimal Vocabulary

 The places to the right of a decimal point are called decimal places. The decimal places starting from the left are read as tenths, hundreths, thousandths and so on. 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: The price of a gallon of gas is \$1.499. Choose the best answer.Gas is close to \$2 a gallon.Gas is close to \$1.50 a gallon.Gas is close to \$1.00 a gallon.A gallon of gas is more expensive than \$1.50. Q 2: Why is it important to learn about decimals?Decimals are used in everyday life.Decimals are in textbook.Decimals will be useful if you plan to study engineering.Decimals explain why fractions are so hard. Q 3: Number lines are a good model for ordering decimals. Choose the correct statement about number lines.The order of numbers does not matter.The least number is always to the right.The biggest number always comes first.The largest number is always to the right. Q 4: The word 'percent' means _______.out of each hundred; per hundred100 centsone dollar eachevery cent counts Q 5: There is more than one way to write one tenth using numbers. Choose from the answers below1/10, 0.01, 1%1/10, 0.001, 1%1/100, 0.01, 0.1%1/10, 0.1, 10% Q 6: The places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.positive numbersnegative numbersdecimal placesinsignificant numbers Q 7: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.eight hundredthseight hundredone eightheight thousandths Q 8: How do you read the decimal 26.575?Two six point five seven fiveTwo six point five hundred and seventy fiveTwenty six point five seven five Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!