Prealgebra (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Introduction to Decimals - Practice: 5

Answer

negative two hundred five thousandths

Work Step by Step

-0.205 "-" indicates the number is a negative number. The smallest decimal position is the thousandths position. The decimal part of the number is written as its whole number equivalent followed by "thousandths". If 205 were a whole number, two is in the hundreds position and 5 is in the ones position.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.