## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.1 Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers - 4.1 Exercises: 40

#### Answer

'fifty-five hundredths'

#### Work Step by Step

The decimal .55 is written in fraction form as $.55=55\div100=\frac{55}{100}$. Therefore, we can read this decimal as 'fifty-five hundredths.'

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