Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.1 Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers - 4.1 Exercises: 52



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The 'and' indicates that two hundred is the whole number part and is written to the left of the decimal. To represent twenty-four thousandths a zero must be written in the tenths place to the right of the decimal. Two is written in the hundredths place. Four is written in the thousandths place.
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