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Introduction to decimal place values and the value of decimal digits.

To really understand how decimal numbers work, we need a deep understanding of place value. The big picture goal of these tutorials is to connect decimal place value to the idea of multiplying by 10.

Practice identifying place value names for decimal numbers. For example, the 3 in 4.563 is in the thousandths place.

www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/02-decimals/01-decimals-place-value-01

Let's take a minute to remember regular place values and place names for whole number: decimals graphic. Now, we're going to stick a decimal point in there and go from a whole number to a decimal number: decimals graphic. Here's how we name the places on the right of the decimal point: decimals graphic. Let's look at  ...

www.enchantedlearning.com/math/decimals/placevalue

Place value is a positional system of notation in which the position of a number with respect to a point determines its value. In the decimal (base ten) system, the value of the digits is based on the number ten. Each position in a decimal number has a value that is a power of 10. A decimal point separates the non-negative ...