Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Introduction to Decimals - Practice - Page 331: 5


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.
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