A
decimal is part of a whole.
A decimal
is a number that uses place value and a decimal point to show amounts
that are less than one.
Decimals
can be written to the hundredths place.

Reads:
three hundredths 
Fraction:
3/100 
Decimal: 0.03 



decimal point 
You can use a
hundreds grid to help
demonstrate a decimal to the hundredths place.
By shading in 3 boxes it is equivalent
to 0.3 or 3 hundredths. 
Example
Use the hundredths grid to help
you write the decimal.
There are 55 boxes shaded.
By shading in 55 boxes it is
equivalent to 0.55 or 55 hundredths.

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