Unit 5 – Decimal Numbers

Place Value

Decimal numbers such as 3.762 are used in situations which call for more precision than whole numbers provide.

As with whole numbers, a digit in a decimal number has a value which depends on the place of the digit. The places to the left of the decimal coma are ones, tens, hundreds, and so on, just as with whole numbers. This table shows the decimal place value for various positions:

Units, tenths hundredths thousandths


Exercise 1: Identify the position of seven in the following numbers


How do we read a decimal number?

3,45 : “Three units and forty five hundredths”

0,1: “One tenth”

2,107: “Two units and one hundred and seven thousandths”

Exercise 2: Join the two columns


Exercise 3: Complete the gaps with units, tenths, hundredths, thousandths.


Exercise 4: Crossnumber


Word problems


You can download the exercises as a pdf


Birthday party!


You can download the exercises as a pdf


Bingo


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