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Grade 5 - Mathematics
2.2 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?
point five six seven two
point five thousand six hundred and seventy two
zero point 5 thousand 6 hundred and 72

Q 2: 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 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 biggest number always comes first.
The largest number is always to the right.
The order of numbers does not matter.

Q 4: What is the correct mathematical way to say this number in words? 200.37
two hundred and thirty seven
two two zeros point three seven
two hundred point thirty seven
two hundred and thirty seven hundredths

Q 5: 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 used in everyday life.
Decimals are in textbook.

Q 6: The places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.
negative numbers
insignificant numbers
positive numbers
decimal places

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

Q 8: There is more than one way to write one tenth using numbers. Choose from the answers below
1/10, 0.001, 1%
1/10, 0.01, 1%
1/100, 0.01, 0.1%
1/10, 0.1, 10%

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