33 is a whole number. 3.3 is a decimal number.

# Decimal Numbers 4

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Decimal numbers have a dot or point and are numbers that are not whole, e.g. '5' is a whole number BUT '5.5' is not a whole number: 5.5 = 5 + 0.5. The '.' (dot) is called the decimal point and the numbers to the right of the decimal point (dp) form the decimal part of the number. Here's a handy tip:

• The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 5 in 3.5
• The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 4 in 3.54
• The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 7 in 3.547
1.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
18.895
5 is in the tenths place position, 9 is in the hundredths place position, 8 is in the thousandths place position
5 is in the tenths place position, 8 is in the hundredths place position, 9 is in the thousandths place position
9 is in the tenths place position, 8 is in the hundredths place position, 5 is in the thousandths place position
8 is in the tenths place position, 9 is in the hundredths place position, 5 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 5 in 7.5
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 4 in 7.54
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 9 in 7.549
2.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
1.970
9 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 7 is in the thousandths place position
7 is in the tenths place position, 9 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
0 is in the tenths place position, 7 is in the hundredths place position, 9 is in the thousandths place position
9 is in the tenths place position, 7 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 8 in 7.8
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 6 in 7.86
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 3 in 7.863
3.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
2.34
4 is in the tenths place position, 3 is in the hundredths place position, nothing is in the thousandths place position
nothing is in the tenths place position, 3 is in the hundredths place position, 4 is in the thousandths place position
3 is in the tenths place position, 4 is in the hundredths place position, nothing is in the thousandths place position
3 is in the tenths place position, nothing is in the hundredths place position, 4 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 5 in 3.5
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 4 in 3.54
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 7 in 3.547
4.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
12.056
5 is in the tenths place position, 6 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
0 is in the tenths place position, 5 is in the hundredths place position, 6 is in the thousandths place position
6 is in the tenths place position, 5 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
5 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 6 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 1 in 8.1
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 7 in 8.17
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 6 in 8.176
5.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
124.987
7 is in the tenths place position, 8 is in the hundredths place position, 9 is in the thousandths place position
7 is in the tenths place position, 9 is in the hundredths place position, 8 is in the thousandths place position
8 is in the tenths place position, 7 is in the hundredths place position, 9 is in the thousandths place position
9 is in the tenths place position, 8 is in the hundredths place position, 7 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 9 in 5.9
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 4 in 5.94
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 7 in 5.947
6.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
11.186
6 is in the tenths place position, 8 is in the hundredths place position, 1 is in the thousandths place position
8 is in the tenths place position, 6 is in the hundredths place position, 1 is in the thousandths place position
1 is in the tenths place position, 6 is in the hundredths place position, 8 is in the thousandths place position
1 is in the tenths place position, 8 is in the hundredths place position, 6 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 2 in 3.2
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 1 in 3.21
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 8 in 3.218
7.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
0.001
0 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 1 is in the thousandths place position
1 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
0 is in the tenths place position, 1 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
1 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 1 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 8 in 2.8
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 9 in 2.89
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 1 in 2.891
8.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
56.407
0 is in the tenths place position, 4 is in the hundredths place position, 7 is in the thousandths place position
4 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 7 is in the thousandths place position
7 is in the tenths place position, 4 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
7 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 4 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 6 in 1.6
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 2 in 1.62
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 9 in 1.629
9.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
23.010
0 is in the tenths place position, 1 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
0 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 1 is in the thousandths place position
1 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
0 is in the tenths place position, 0 is in the hundredths place position, 0 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 1 in 9.1
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 5 in 9.15
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 4 in 9.154
10.
What are the place positions of the numbers in the decimal parts of the numbers given?
0.246
6 is in the tenths place position, 4 is in the hundredths place position, 2 is in the thousandths place position
6 is in the tenths place position, 2 is in the hundredths place position, 4 is in the thousandths place position
2 is in the tenths place position, 4 is in the hundredths place position, 6 is in the thousandths place position
4 is in the tenths place position, 6 is in the hundredths place position, 2 is in the thousandths place position
TIP:
The first number to the right of the dp is in the tenths place position, e.g. 2 in 4.2
The second number to the right of the dp is in the hundredths place position, e.g. 9 in 4.29
The third number to the right of the dp is in the thousandths place position, e.g. 8 in 4.298
Author:  Frank Evans

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