# Ch 9: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Decimals

### About This Chapter

## CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Decimals - Chapter Summary

Let us help you study for questions regarding the basics of working with decimals on the CUNY Assessment Test in Math. This chapter's lessons, quizzes and other aids can help you with questions on topics including:

- How decimals are used in math
- Decimal place value
- Word names for decimal numbers
- Methods of ordering and comparing decimals

These video lessons are ready to watch 24/7 via computer, tablet or smartphone. After each lesson, you can evaluate your learning through a short quiz. A text transcript of the lesson has important concepts and terms in bold and allows you to read along with the instructor. The instructors are available to answer your questions, too, through our ask-an-expert message board.

### CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Decimals Chapter Objectives

CUNY requires that new students have their readiness evaluated for college math courses by taking the CUNY Assessment Test in Math. There are four sections on the test, and questions on decimals are in the section on numerical skills/pre-algebra.

The CUNY Assessment Test in Math consists entirely of multiple-choice questions, like the lesson quizzes and the chapter exams in this study guide. Our tests can show you what it is like to answer questions in this format and also let you assess your knowledge. If you answer a question incorrectly, the answer key contains links that take you back to that spot in the lesson for review.

### 1. Working with Decimals

After watching this video lesson, you will become well acquainted with decimals and how to work with them. Learn how you can use them to help you describe what is going on around you.

### 2. What is a Decimal Place Value?

In this video lesson, you will see how a decimal, a simple dot, can change the place value of all the digits in a number. You will also learn how to read decimals using place values.

### 3. Using Word Names for Decimal Numbers

In this video lesson, we go in depth into translating our decimal numbers into the English language. Learn how to write out decimal numbers and the special situations that there are.

### 4. Comparing and Ordering Decimals

In this video lesson, you'll find out how you can look at any two decimals and immediately tell which is greater than the other. You'll also learn how to quickly sort decimals from least to greatest or vice versa.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Practice & Study Guide course

- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Properties of Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Number Theory
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Factoring
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Estimating & Rounding
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Whole Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Negative Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Integers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Operations with Decimals
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Fractions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Operations with Fractions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Percents
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Ratios & Proportions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Averages
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Probability
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Logic
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Matrix Operations & Determinants
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Algebraic Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Linear Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Inequalities
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Absolute Value
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Quadratic Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Polynomials
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Rational Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Radical Expressions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Systems of Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Complex Numbers
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Functions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Analytical Geometry
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Sequences & Series
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Using Trigonometric Functions
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Trigonometric Graphs
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Solving Trigonometric Equations
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Trigonometric Identities
- CUNY Assessment Test in Math Flashcards