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 332: 8


two hundred thirty-three and fifty-six thousandths

Work Step by Step

233.056 The whole number portion is 233. 2 is in the hundreds position, 3 is in the tens position and 3 is in the ones position. 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 056 were a whole number 5 is in the tens position and 6 is in the ones position.
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