Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.1 Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers - 4.1 Exercises: 60

Answer

Fifteen thousandths, 3/200

Work Step by Step

From left to right after the decimal, the place values are: tenths, hundredths, thousandths. The number .015 is read as "fifteen thousandths" or 15/1000. To simplify the fraction to its lowest term, divide both numerator and denominator by 5: 3/200.
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