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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics
2.34 Decimal Vocabulary

  1. The places to the right of a decimal point are called decimal places.
  2. The decimal places starting from the left are read as tenths, hundreths, thousandths and so on.
  3. The decimal 20.56 is read as twenty point five six. (Note: It is not read as twenty point fifty six.)
Example: What is the value of 4 in 20.43?
4 is in the tenths place
Answer: 4 tenths

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write atleast 10 examples of your own for decimal place value.
Q 1: Number lines are a good model for ordering decimals. Choose the correct statement about number lines.
The largest number is always to the right.
The least number is always to the right.
The order of numbers does not matter.
The biggest number always comes first.

Q 2: The places to the right of the decimal point are called _____.
positive numbers
decimal places
negative numbers
insignificant numbers

Q 3: What is the correct mathematical way to say this number in words? 200.37
two hundred point thirty seven
two hundred and thirty seven
two two zeros point three seven
two hundred and thirty seven hundredths

Q 4: Why is it important to learn about decimals?
Decimals are in textbook.
Decimals explain why fractions are so hard.
Decimals will be useful if you plan to study engineering.
Decimals are used in everyday life.

Q 5: The word 'percent' means _______.
100 cents
out of each hundred; per hundred
one dollar each
every cent counts

Q 6: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.
one eighth
eight thousandths
eight hundred
eight hundredths

Q 7: The price of a gallon of gas is $1.499. Choose the best answer.
A gallon of gas is more expensive than $1.50.
Gas is close to $1.50 a gallon.
Gas is close to $2 a gallon.
Gas is close to $1.00 a gallon.

Q 8: What is this number? It has a 3 in the tenths place, a 4 in the ones place, a 2 in the hundredths place and a 9 in the thousandths place.

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