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What is a Decimal Place Value?

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For the number 456, how many tens are there?

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1. For the number 1.14, what digit is in the hundredths place?

2. For the number 845.918, what is in the tenths place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding decimals and place value is essential not only in math class but also in the real world. Just think about how many decimals you come across during a day of shopping. By answering the various example problems prompted by this quiz and worksheet, your ability to identify place values and the correct placement of decimal points will be challenged.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The primary aim of this practice is to examine your knowledge of:

  • The tens place
  • The hundredths place
  • The tenths place
  • What a decimal number is
  • How to break a number down by each place value

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between place values such as the tens place and the tenths place
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on place values
  • Information recall - access your prior knowledge of the way numbers are put together
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on decimal place value

Additional Learning

Want to sharpen your mind a bit more on decimals? Take a look at our related lesson titled What is a Decimal Place Value. In more depth, the lesson will cover:

  • What a place value is
  • The significance of decimal point location
  • How to read a decimal
  • Decimals in the real world
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