Decimal Number definition with examples, place Value of Decimals and Decimal Place Value Chart.

**What is a Decimal Number?**

A decimal number has a whole number part and a fraction part that is separated by a decimal point. The dot in a decimal number is called a decimal point.

for eg: 25.746

**Parts of Decimals Numbers**

A decimal number has two parts

- Whole number part
- Decimal part

**How to Read Decimals**

Ex: 22.843

Twenty-two point eight four three

**Place Value of Decimals**

```
27.532
|| |||-------------> Thousandths
|| ||------------> Hundredths
|| |------------> Tenths
||------------> Ones
|----------> Tens
```

```
27.532
|| |||-------------> 2/1000
|| ||------------> 3/100
|| |------------> 5/10
||------------> 1
|----------> 10
```

**Decimal Place Value Chart** | **Decimal Chart**

place Value chart of a decimal number 356.274

**How to write the place value of the digit 356.274?**

The place value of 3 is 3 Hundred (3 x 100 = 300)

The place value of 5 is 5 Tens (5 x 10 = 50)

The place value of 6 is 6 Ones (6 x 1 = 6)

The place value of 2 is 2 Tenths (2/10 = 0.2)

The place value of 7 is 7 Hundredths (7/100 = 0.07)

The place value of 4 is 4 Thousandths (4/1000 = 0.004)

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