Decimals to the Hundredths
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A decimal is a number that uses place value and a decimal point to show amounts that are less than one, such as tenths and hundredths.

Decimals can be written to the tenths place.

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Decimal

Word Name

      4 / 10

0.4

 four tenths

 

7 / 10

0.7

seven tenths
   

9 / 10 

0.9

 nine tenths

Decimals can also be written to the hundredths place.

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Fraction

Decimal

Word Name

 


70 / 100
 

 

0.70

  seventy hundredths
 

 

55 / 100 

 

 

0.55 fifty-five
hundredths

Decimals can also be compared to amounts of money.

Tenths Hundredths

A dime is one tenth of a dollar.
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0.1
one tenth

A penny is one hundredth of a dollar.

0.01
one hundredth

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  0 .3 or $0.30

three dimes = three tenths of a dollar

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1.2 or $1.20

one dollar and two dimes = one and three tenths

      

0.04 or $0.04

four pennies = four hundredths

2.01 or $2.01

2 dollars and one penny = 2 and one hundreds

 

Remember: Decimals can also be compared to amounts of money.

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