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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics2.34 Decimal Vocabulary

 The places to the right of a decimal point are called decimal places. The decimal places starting from the left are read as tenths, hundreths, thousandths and so on. 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 numbersdecimal placesnegative numbersinsignificant numbers Q 3: What is the correct mathematical way to say this number in words? 200.37two hundred point thirty seventwo hundred and thirty seventwo two zeros point three seventwo 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 centsout of each hundred; per hundredone dollar eachevery cent counts Q 6: The value of 8 in the decimal number 0.08 is ____.one eightheight thousandthseight hundredeight 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.4.9234.2394.3293.429 Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!