Review decimal place value, and try some practice problems.
Place value chart
The number can be placed on a place value chart as follows:
Decimal place value
The first digit after the decimal represents the tenths place. The next digit after the decimal represents the hundredths place. The remaining digits continue to fill in the place values until there are no digits left.
The number is made up of tenths and hundredth.
We can also write this as:
Or we can use a place value chart:
Want to learn more about decimal place value? Check out this video.
Want to review whole number place value? Check out this article.
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- who created decimals?(164 votes)
- how do you get this down so fast i cant understand a bit!(45 votes)
- can you get points for doing good work
- Do you mean Khan Academy's energy points? If so, yes! You'll get energy points for doing practice problems and watching videos. :)(50 votes)
- These seem really easy... am I missing something? If not, I look forward to the unit test! Can you make these a bit harder?(35 votes)
- I say don't push your luck. unit tests can get harder and if you do decimals with heart or, as a matter of fact, you do anything with heart it becomes easy.(36 votes)
- when was decimals first used in history?🤔(15 votes)
- 4th Century BC
The first decimal system was introduced in the 4th Century BC by the Sumerians of Mesopotamia, to whom the invention of writing is credited. They based their numerical system on powers of 60 subdivided into multiples of 10.(31 votes)
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- This does not make one bit of sense because THERE NO VIDEO ON HOW TO WRITE IT SO I GOT TWO WRONG(19 votes)
- i put in 6 tenths but it says WRONG(9 votes)