Decimal - Definition with Examples
What is a Decimal?
Decimal Definition: A decimal number consists of a dot called decimal point. The decimal point separates the whole number part and the fractional part in a decimal number. The value of a digit according to the place of the digit in a number is known as the place value of that digit.
Decimal in Words and Expanded Form
Decimal Numbers on a Number Line
Tenths, hundredths, and thousandths can be represented on a number line. To represent tenths, the distance between each whole number on a number line is partitioned into 10 equal parts where each part represents a tenth.
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