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Decimal Assessment Questions

Grade Levels: 3 - 5

  1. How many tenths are needed to make one? (10) How many hundredths are needed to make one? (100) How many thousandths are needed to make one? (1,000)


  2. What is the pattern in the following series? 0.001, 0.01, 0.1, 1.0, 10, 100, 1,000. (The number increases by a factor of 10 each time.)


  3. Compare 4 tenths, 0.4; 40 hundredths, 0.40; and 400 thousandths, 0.400. (They all have 4 in the tenths place; extra zeros to the right do not change the value.)


  4. Which is greater, 2.309 or 2.310? Explain. (2.310. The digits in the ones and tenths place are the same. In the hundredths place, the one is greater than the 0.)


  5. Which is less, 0.091 or 0.109? (0.091)


  6. Put the following in order from greatest to least: 3.3, 3.9, 3.214, 3.093, 3.89. (3.9, 3.89, 3.3, 3.214, 3.093)

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