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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: How do you read the decimal 0.5672?
zero point 5 thousand 6 hundred and 72
point five thousand six hundred and seventy two
point five six seven two

Q 2: 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.

Q 3: 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 $1.50 a gallon.
A gallon of gas is more expensive than $1.50.
Gas is close to $2 a gallon.

Q 4: Why is it important to learn about decimals?
Decimals are used in everyday life.
Decimals will be useful if you plan to study engineering.
Decimals are in textbook.
Decimals explain why fractions are so hard.

Q 5: What is the correct mathematical way to say this number in words? 200.37
two hundred and thirty seven hundredths
two hundred point thirty seven
two hundred and thirty seven
two two zeros point three seven

Q 6: The word 'percent' means _______.
out of each hundred; per hundred
every cent counts
one dollar each
100 cents

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

Q 8: 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.

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