Lesson

We have previously learned how to represent numbers as words and symbols, specifically decimals. Let's review.

How do we write the number 0.53 in words?

A

fifty three tenths

B

five tenths

C

fifty three hundredths

Worked Solution

Idea summary

A place value table is useful when writing a decimal in words.

This video looks at how to identify the rule and continue a pattern.

Complete the pattern: 4.2, \, 4.0, \, 3.8, \, ⬚, \, ⬚, \, ⬚ .

Worked Solution

Idea summary

If we say the decimals out loud, we can often hear the pattern. By saying 22 hundredths, 24 hundredths, 26 hundredths, and so on, we can see that for 0.22, \, 0.24, \, 0.26, we have 2 more hundredths each time.