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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 thousand six hundred and seventy two
zero point 5 thousand 6 hundred and 72
point five six seven two

Q 2: 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 biggest number always comes first.
The order of numbers does not matter.

Q 3: There is more than one way to write one tenth using numbers. Choose from the answers below
1/10, 0.01, 1%
1/100, 0.01, 0.1%
1/10, 0.1, 10%
1/10, 0.001, 1%

Q 4: The places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.
positive numbers
decimal places
negative numbers
insignificant numbers

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 two zeros point three seven
two hundred and thirty seven

Q 6: 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 7: 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 8: Why is it important to learn about decimals?
Decimals are in textbook.
Decimals explain why fractions are so hard.
Decimals will be useful if you plan to study engineering.
Decimals are used in everyday life.

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