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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 places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.
insignificant numbers
negative numbers
positive numbers
decimal places

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.
4.923
4.239
3.429
4.329

Q 3: Number lines are a good model for ordering decimals. Choose the correct statement about number lines.
The least number is always to the right.
The largest number is always to the right.
The order of numbers does not matter.
The biggest number always comes first.

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.
0.7562
0.5672
0.2567

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

Q 6: Why is it important to learn about decimals?
Decimals explain why fractions are so hard.
Decimals will be useful if you plan to study engineering.
Decimals are in textbook.
Decimals are used in everyday life.

Q 7: How do you read the decimal 26.575?
Twenty six point five seven five
Two six point five seven five
Two six point five hundred and seventy five

Q 8: The word 'percent' means _______.
100 cents
one dollar each
every cent counts
out of each hundred; per hundred

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