Understanding Decimal Place Value - Answer Key

Grade Levels: 3 - 5

Name ___________________________________________ Date _________________

Use the grids below to show these numbers.

1.  0.9

2.  0.72

Practice saying each number with your partner. Then fill out the chart below.

Number

Thousands

Hundreds

Tens

Ones

Tenths

Hundredths

Thousandths

0.36

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(3)

(6)

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2,734.45

(2)

(7)

(3)

(4)

(4)

(5)

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3.038

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(3)

(0)

(3)

(8)

39.060

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(3)

(9)

(0)

(6)

(0)

970.32

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(9)

(7)

(0)

(3)

(2)

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Write each decimal in word form. Write each word in decimal form.

3. 0.6 (six tenths) .

4. thirty-six and five thousandths (36.005) .

5. 4.87 ( four and eighty-seven hundredths) .

6. 0.534 ( five-hundred thirty-four thousandths).

7. nine and nine hundredths (9.09) .

8. one and thirty-six hundredths (1.36) .

Write > or < to compare each pair of decimal numbers.

9. 57.02 (>) 57.006

10. 6.81 (>) 6.809

11. 0.19 (<) 0.92

12. 0.023 (<) 0.213

13. 3.030 (>) 3.003

14. 0.642 (>) 0.637

15. 1.14 (<) 1.41

16. 32.07 (>) 32.009

17. 3.123 (<) 3.213

18. 2.799 (>) 2.789

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