Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.1 Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers - 4.1 Exercises - Page 271: 42


'six hundred nine thousandths'

Work Step by Step

The decimal .609 is written in fraction form as $.609=609\div1000=\frac{609}{1000}$. Therefore, we can read this decimal as 'six hundred nine thousandths.'
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