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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: 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 hundred
100 cents
one dollar each
every cent counts

Q 5: There is more than one way to write one tenth using numbers. Choose from the answers below
1/10, 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 numbers
negative numbers
decimal places
insignificant numbers

Q 7: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.
eight hundredths
eight hundred
one eighth
eight thousandths

Q 8: How do you read the decimal 26.575?
Two six point five seven five
Two six point five hundred and seventy five
Twenty six point five seven five

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