THE MEANING OF DECIMALS

PROBLEMS 2

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17.  Read each number.

  a)  .9  9 tenths   b)  .09  9 hundredths
  c)  .009  9 thousandths   d)  .0009  9 ten-thousandths

e)   .000009  9 millionths

  f)  .15  15 hundredths   g)  .015  15 thousandths

h)   .4608  Four thousand six hundred eight ten-thousandths.

  i)  .6  6 tenths   j)  .02342  2,342 hundred-thousandths

k)   .609  Six hundred nine thousandths.

  l)   .521658 =  Five hundred twenty-one thousand six hundred fifty-eight millionths.
  m)  .00001  1 hundred-thousandth   n)  .08  8 hundredths
  o)   .0003478 = Three thousand four hundred seventy-eight ten-millionths.

18.  Read each mixed number.

18.  a)  16.5  16 and 5 tenths.           b)  30.32  30 and 32 hundredths.

18. c)  1.008  1 and 8 thousandths.

18. d)  246.0202  246 and 202 ten-thousandths.

18. e)  8.004004  8 and 4,004 millionths.

18. f)   5.050505  5 and 50,505 millionths.

19.  Write each of the following in numerals.

19.   a)  Sixteen thousand  16,000         b)   Sixteen thousandths  .016

19.   c)  Eight hundred  800               d)  Eight hundredths  .08

19.   e)  One hundred two  102           f)   One and two hundredths  1.02

19.   g)  Twelve thousand six hundred five  12,605

19.   h)  Twelve thousand six hundred five millionths  .012605

19.   i)  Twelve thousand and six hundred five millionths  12,000.000605

10.  Write each of the following in numerals.

10.   a)   Eight tenths  .8         b)   Three hundredths  .03

10.   c)   Six thousandths  .006

10.   d)  Four hundred eight ten-thousandths  .0408

10.   e)  One hundred twenty-five millionths  .000125

10.   f)  One hundred and twenty-five millionths  100.000025

10.   g)  Twelve hundred-thousandths  .00012

10.   h)  Seven and fourteen thousandths  7.014

10.   i)  Three hundred forty-two and one hundred five millionths
10.   i)   342.000105

11.  Write as a decimal.

  11.   a)    7 
10
 = .7   b)     3  
100
 = .03   c)      5   
1000
 = .005
  11.   d)       99    
100,000
 = .00099   e)        237     
1,000,000
 = .000237

12.  Read the following.

12.   a)  $.15  15 cents.           b)  $.03  3 cents.          c)  $.30  30 cents.

12.   d)  $21.78  21 dollars and 78 cents.

12.   e)  $602.05  602 dollars and 5 cents.

13.  Write each of the following with the dollar sign $ and again with the
13.  cent sign ¢.

13.  a)  Eight cents = $.08 = 8¢

13.  b)  Eighty cents = $.80 = 80¢

13.  c)  Ninety-five cents = $.95 = 95¢

14.  Write the following with the dollar sign $.

14.   a)  Two dollars and forty-eight cents  $2.48

14.   b)  Six hundred five dollars and nine cents  $605.09

14.   c)  Eight thousand six hundred forty-two dollars and sixty
13.  c)   cents  $8,642.60

14.   d)  Twelve thousand nine hundred six dollars and no cents
14.   d)  $12,906.00


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