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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: 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, 0.001, 1%
1/10, 0.1, 10%

Q 2: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.
eight thousandths
eight hundred
one eighth
eight hundredths

Q 3: How do you read the decimal 0.5672?
point five six seven two
zero point 5 thousand 6 hundred and 72
point five thousand six hundred and seventy two

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

Q 5: The places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.
decimal places
insignificant numbers
positive numbers
negative numbers

Q 6: 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

Q 7: What is the correct mathematical way to say this number in words? 200.37
two hundred and thirty seven hundredths
two hundred and thirty seven
two hundred point thirty seven
two two zeros point three seven

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

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