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Conceptualizing decimals and place value
Those crazy decimals. Do they confuse you? We're here to make sense of them and really get you to think about what the different digits represent and how they relate to each other. Common Core Standards: 5.NBT.A.1, 5.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.3a
Let's expand a decimal out and really try to understand what it represents.
By writing out a decimal in words, you're forced to really show your understanding of it. Give it a try!
Here's another example involving writing out a decimal in words. Great practice.
Take your time and remember your order of operations as you translate this into a decimal number.
Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
We're having a blast with decimals! Check this one: we're comparing place values. This will blow your mind.
Compare two numbers to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place.
Let's decide the number of each place value to make the given decimal. We can do it together!
Select how many hundreds, tens, ones, tenths, hundredths, and thousandths make up a number.