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Decimal Place Values Calculator

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Decimal Place Values Calculator

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Decimal Place Values Calculator

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INTRO
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A decimal is a number that has a whole part and decimal part that are separated by a decimal point.
Each digit in a decimal number has a place value, which tells us how big or small a digit in a decimal number is based on its distance and direction from the decimal point.
As we move from the place value gets divided by .
In order to better understand decimals and place values, let’s imagine that we have a cash register that only has bills and coins that are powers of .
Let’s say we needed to give a customer of change using the fewest bills and coins possible. How many of each bill and coin would we need to give them?
Cash Register With Clamps
hundredStacks
tenStacks
oneStacks
dimes
pennies
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ten

ones

dimes

pennies
twelve dollars
and
eighty-five cents
In decimal terms...





ten

ones

tenths

hundredths
twelve
and
eighty-five hundredths
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KEY STEPS
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How to Read and Understand Decimals

Step 1. Identify the value of the whole part.

This is like the number of dollars.

Step 2. Add an "and" to represent the decimal point.

Step 3. Identify the value of the decimal part.

This is like the number of cents.
LESSON
β€” Reading and Understanding Decimals
PRACTICE
β€” Reading and Understanding Decimals
CONCLUSION
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