PLACE VALUE FOR DECIMALS
Free printable place value worksheets for decimals are for Grade 4 through Grade 6. We have learnt the place value of whole numbers. Decimal number place value system starts from tenths. A whole number is seperated from its decimal number using a dot(.).
Whole Number- 843 is seperated from its Decimal number 986 using a dot.
Lets look into the decimal numbers now.
9 tenths = 9/10
This can also be written as 0.9
8 hundredths = 8/100
8/100 can also be represented as 0.08
6 thousandths = 6/1000
This is written as 0.006
In the whole number decimal system we used tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands. Here, we will use tenths, hundredths, thousandths, ten thousandths, and more.
Lets learn to read decimal numbers and write them in words.
1. 0.7 is read as Seven tenths
2. 2.68 is read as Two and sixty eight hundredths
3. 55.937 is read as Fifty five and nine hundred thirty seven thousandths
4. 623.1472 is read as Six hundred twenty three and one thousand four hundres seventy two ten thousandths.
Download all these free worksheets to learn decimal place value system and to round decimal numbers withe reference to their place value.