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

Q 2: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.
eight thousandths
eight hundred
one eighth
eight hundredths

Q 3: There is more than one way to write one tenth using numbers. Choose from the answers below
1/10, 0.01, 1%
1/10, 0.001, 1%
1/10, 0.1, 10%
1/100, 0.01, 0.1%

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

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

Q 6: 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 7: 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 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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