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### Course: Grade 5 math (FL B.E.S.T.) > Unit 1

Lesson 4: Decimals in written form# Decimals in written form review

Review writing decimals in written form, and try some practice problems.

## Written form

**Written form**is a way to write numbers using only words.

### Example

Let's write ${3}.{4}0{5}$ in written form.

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First, we will read the number to the left of the decimal.

Then, we read the decimal as "${\text{and}}$ ".

Finally, we read the numbers to the right of the decimal and state the place value of the digit farthest to the right.

${\text{Three}}{\text{and}}$ $\text{}{\text{four}}\text{hundred}{\text{five}}\text{thousandths}$

**three and four hundred five thousandths.**

*Want to learn more about written form? Check out this video.*

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